Tag: poetry

Bread in the Land

Cradled babe in cattle’s buffet hay Your bed, but You the Bread for the hungry, the greedy, the underfed ‘Feed on Me,’ You did proclaim but love-starved scorn kept ones away to toil for crumbs another day To others the smell of fresh-baked Bread enticing and warm, too hard to resist gave new meaning to…

Surrounded by You

Surrounded by You – who could ask for more? And yet we do – why are You not enough? Hot and stifled in fires of our own making We nearly beg you to be rough. For where we’ve known no different The pain flares up irreverent – The shaking fist of anger makes You hold…

Let Me Not Forget

Ishshah’s Story is pleased to feature a guest submission from another voice new to the blog. Cindy Bishop is from Washington State, USA and is, in her words, a ‘poet, nurse, mother, grandmother, and daughter of the Most High King‘. Join us in welcoming Cindy as she shares a bit of her testimony and the…

Your Poem

Ishshah’s Story is pleased to feature the poetry of guest contributor, Gaby Compr├ęs Batista, a young woman from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is an Early Childhood Education student who, in her words, “…loves writing poetry and encouraging others.” Enjoy more of Gaby’s inspiring pieces on her blog, In My Pocket. YOUR POEM i am…

Her Perfect Work

An Endurance Award is not what I had in mind When my heart longed for more and quickly, but to find You assigned me Patience as companion for the daily grind “Let Patience have her perfect work,” You said Leaving it up to me to allow, ignore or dread On what laborious lessons her white…