…AND THE STING OF ‘BROTHER’ WILL CEASE TO HURT by Joshua Levites

I never knew the word ‘brother’ Has an axe, Capable to tear the heart Apart. Until I tasted its wrath Through the grip of your tongue. Not that I was aware the word ‘friend’ Poisons the soul With much sorrow Until I tasted it in rounds In the meal of your mouth. I crave healing,… Continue reading …AND THE STING OF ‘BROTHER’ WILL CEASE TO HURT by Joshua Levites

ENEMY SO CLOSE

An ENEMY So Close He came to me I never knew him before then ‘Said I am your friend My job is to guard you Protect you from the enemy From the dark secrets that lurk in the shadows To direct you when ‘you are lost’ Then I did believe I looked up to him… Continue reading ENEMY SO CLOSE

MOTHER’S KISS OF BETRAYAL

I shed a river of tears, mother watching your crocodile eyes when upon our land you walked barefooted Through the corner of my eyes I saw you smash innocent souls on cemented floor with your benevolent hands you crushed us underfoot and abandoned us to brokenness

NARROW STRAITS

I have been to that place Where nothing else but grace Keeps the heart from going astray; Where the roads change even if you pray! Then you wonder why, despite your faith, Your hope’s in desperate, swaddling swathe! Tears of intercession blind your eyes And you ask Heaven so many whys. Barefoot you trek for… Continue reading NARROW STRAITS

BETRAYED EAGLE

My heart, like a balloon, you pierce With the fury of a baboon – so fierce In crushing ache I double in tears As my blood gush and ooze out my fears. Trust shattered like grains of blown rice Friends scattered for their share of dire price My body bloodied by your arrows and stained… Continue reading BETRAYED EAGLE

HUMANS

  Nobody hires anybody for anythingExcept to make moneyFor themselves from whatthat person can do.Nobody, anybody. There are always at least a dozen people out thereWho can do the very same thing equally wellyou have your choiceno need to be stuck with a know it allSay who rubs you the wrong way. You have people… Continue reading HUMANS

FRIENDS WITH FANGS

“Friends” I thought are meant to watch your back And be there for you in times you lack As well lighten your path when you happen to be in the dark Like Noah did to his people on the ark? But time now has taught me lessons I needed to learn Indeed ‘not all that… Continue reading FRIENDS WITH FANGS

O FRIEND

In the arch age, arrows are most dreaded Ravenous Swords and jackknives too Of ghastly fear and shock in man they render In this jet age, bombs and missiles are most frightful At a shot, a thousand fall and kiss the earth But none of these perturbs my heart None I say, do I dread… Continue reading O FRIEND