-Jesus!- They're -Crushing- Me!

in #poetry6 months ago

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.”
- Paul...


At times, life can be overwhelming...

While it's good to recall that the battle will ultimately be won, as Paul encourages us (see above quote) it is also therapeutic at times to bleed on the page, even as the Psalmists and Jeremiah once did...

I have, of late, been feeling rather crushed. Here's my lament:


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Fallen Caryatid Carrying Her Stone

by Auguste Rodin (Source)


~JESUS!, They're Crushing Me!~

by Duncan Cary Palmer

Oh, Jesus, God!

My savings smashed
By ruling class...
I can't buy gas,
My food won't last...
Good times—all past?

LORD, Help me!

I'm being tracked,
My body's wracked;
Gaslight attacked.
My bags are packed,
But I've nowhere to go.

I can't breathe!

I want to leave
Grey chemtrails peeve
Hot droughts conceive
Climates deceive;
Can naught reprieve?
God, please, relieve!

I'm so aggrieved!

Hard to believe
'Vaccines' bereave;
Fools die—we grieve.
Deceived, upheaved
All, so naive!

God, help me!

Around me, wars
Supply chain horrors,
Death crowds the doors,
I'm on all fours.
Please, rescue yours!

How long, Oh LORD?

I'm waiting still
When do we get to Chapter Eleven
Of your grand Apocalypse?
You know, the part where it says
"And the time came
to destroy those destroying the earth?"

HOW LONG, Oh Lord?


~FIN~


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Hi my friend :)

I just wrote a post... you might like it hehehe I'll drop the link after my comment.

I miss you - are you coming in September?? hehehe

This poem.... hmmmm my heart right here too.
my friend @esther-emmanuel were talking about these things lately. and talking about how we are so ready for His relief. so ready

I think she will love this post too!!!

oh and here is mine!

Sharing my Sanctuary

i hope you love the music too hehehe Mikey and I are planning on recording that first song soon

can't wait to sing with you again :)

Sweetie!!! <3 <3 <3

"I miss you - are you coming in September?? hehehe"

Yes, YES, God willing! I miss you too. We just spoke again yesterday of planning to see you, and we can hardly wait. :D <3

But I wouldn't complain if Jesus came back first, and finished the job of RESTORING EVERYTHING... :D Of course, I know I can't plan on that, and so I keep writing about the Kingdom and trying to stir my brethren to love and good works...

"can't wait to sing with you again :)"

I'm already tuning up my voice in anticipation...

Please check your PMs on Signal...

Gonna go check your post now... Love you! <3

hahahaha i also wouldn't mind if Jesus wanted to make our reunion an eternal one ROFLLLLLLLL

ok - i will be back soon - just a ton of work today (good work) yesterday was my bday! hehehe and i RESTED. and it felt so amazing. but today- back to keeping things moving beautifully with DreemPort, all by God's grace!!!! and KINDEST FAVOR!

I REALLY CAN'T WAIT TO SHOW YOU WHAT ITS DOING!!!

i will check signal very sooN!

Thank you for tagging Hahah honestly that how I feel and I love the post hugs ☺️☺️

Sad to say, but this poem is also an expression of all I had in mind.

May God help us cross this burden and pass this stage... 😔 Amen 🙏

@dreemport led me here

Greetings, @ksam!

Thank you so much for your thoughtful comment. Yes, we need Jesus/God's help to get through this dark time. And there is none better to put our confidence in! :)
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@creatr

Wow! I can't believe it! Reading this was a sign of relief that I was not alone in this. Your poem explicitly described how I feel these days but with one focus and goal (heaven). I can't wait.

Thank you for sharing this lovely post

Hello, my dear @esther-emmanuel!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting on my poem. I am glad to hear that it spoke to you.

@dreemsteem speaks highly of you, and it is my joy to "meet" you here.

Blessings!

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@creatr

Same as well hope to see more of your contents!

Well expressed my friend. They are emotions we all feel and ask the questions. Thanks for your writing.

Hi, Troy!

I hope all is well with you. Thank you for always showing up and leaving encouraging comments. I appreciate your support!

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@creatr

Bleeding on the page indeed. Looking forward to the but God moment this year. Love you brother.

Hey Bro!

Thanks for stopping by with encouraging words. I love you too. Come see us on the left coast!

I'm working on my next Kingdom article; stay tuned!😄

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@creatr