A Ballad of the Seasons

By Phillip Tappan West of Jay there grows a sturdy oak; Tall, mature, distinguished even- Yet full of plight and sorrow. “My neighbors have been coveted” it groaned- swayed by the autumn breeze “What beauty had they that I have not? I the queen of trees!” Seasons past, as each season came, And this oak, … Continue reading A Ballad of the Seasons

In Christ: A Poem

By Harold Vance Being in Christ, My perception is resurrected, Raised from the death             of dim, dreary cynicism. I look at the world through new eyes. Where once I saw despair And sunk to the depths, Losing my humanity, Trading it in, Now I see hope             Upon hope                         Upon hope             … Continue reading In Christ: A Poem