Featured

The Vision

Allison Grayhurst

.

The Vision

 .

 .

Everglade, a line on the wall.

The vision flares up and then it sticks –

for mercy and grace surround it as it feeds

then leaves it to chart its own road.

A baby’s belly. Dried food on a shirt.

The vision knows its worth, but is chewed

to crumbs by survival’s demands and by faith

that falls when it is called to risk everything.

The vision is fuelled by love as people hurry by

with hopes of security

which mean nothing at death.

I am out of the whale, into the ocean.

The fly in the corner never had its say.

The vision is God in my bloodstream.

It takes the last morsel with promises

of returning the soul completed,

blanketed in much more than antiseptic hearsay

and convention.

.

.

Copyright © 2004 by Allison Grayhurst

3013

amazon.com/author/allisongrayhurst

.

.

First published in “In Between…

View original post 162 more words

Advertisements

Categories: Featured

Reply At Your Own Risk. Leave The Dumbfuckery At The Door.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s