Broken Loser

Broken Loser

POETRY Michael Jones I’ve been a broken loser I won’t deny the truth My life flashed before my eyes To days of tender youth This isn’t who I always was I once was good and true Now rain pours in unhindered There’s no shelter, there’s no roof The damage that I’ve done...
I never knew you

I never knew you

POETRY Michael Jones I never knew you I thought I did Deep calls to deep In my heart, not my head The rushing water of us Is now but just a stream We float away, the distance grows Was it only just a dream? The deep waters of us Never touching, never blending The...
A tribute to Ron Cox

A tribute to Ron Cox

POETRY Michael Jones Your body may be cold But your warm heart still glows in mine I race to sieze your fading embers Hoping to etch fiery lines around our memories Before the outline of them fades from view Fogged and obscured by so many necessary, unimportant...
The Ascension

The Ascension

POETRY Michael Jones How can winning come from dying? How can truth prevail from lying? That He rose There’s no denying The guilty are set free. He’s in Heaven No one’s crying He roars like thunder His glory shining To see His face We all are pining The prisoners are...
The Mask

The Mask

POETRY Michael Jones I searched your face in wonder But could never name the name Of the faceless person looking back at me The hidden mask of shame I sought a heart connection Forever joined inside I did not expect perfection But I wish you didn’t hide I loved every...
The Log

The Log

POETRY Michael Jones Matthew 7 You judge me I judge you Pharisee, pharisee What will you do? Forgiveness forgotten A white washed tomb Dark log of judgment Blinding our sight All splinters remain Oh what a plight! May we see clearly By merciful light I’m sorry my...
I hear my coaches

I hear my coaches

POETRY Michael Jones I hear my coaches in my head They’re alive and they’re not dead Seasons pass Years have fled My body’s wrecked I love my bed Sounds of glory Whistles shrill I sweat, I ache I run that hill I hear my coaches in my head They’re alive and they’re not...
The Tribal Beat

The Tribal Beat

POETRY Michael Jones Your tribal beat It pounds my heart It moves my feet How great Thou Art! Your rhythm felt We move and sway The drum beat flames It fires clay The metal smelts All dross it melts We burn for you Each beat is felt Evil drums They also lure They bait...
I Am Lost

I Am Lost

POETRY Michael Jones I feel so lost. Hellbent toward Hell Stumbling, confused I’m lifeless, I’m pale. I desperately search For a reason to live For substance, for meaning Will something not give? Im constantly longing For what? I don’t know. The boat is now lurching...
The Web

The Web

POETRY Michael Jones Inspired by the Coldplay song “Trouble” The spider web wrapped around my heart Choking my blood flow, making me numb Would it be better had I never come? Dark and sinister, poison and hair A bitter prisoner, caught in his lair Demonic voices...