By: calbab • Poetry • 3 comments • 5 years ago
Places in the Heart
My dwelling is young and immature,
others old and well-worn.
These cast long shadows and trails,
reputations established long gone.
We were up, in, through, out,
happy cadets lining the walls.
We were cords, medals, hats,
detailed in services for all.
Established grand statuesque venues,
great creaking closing...
To All The Girls I've Loved Before. . .
By: calbab • Celebration • 8 comments • 5 years ago
HaPPy MockingBird's DaY
This morning, there were sounds of many voices heard outside my window. I thought, "Who could it be now?" I gazed over at my security camera. There was the neighborhood mockingbird up and at 'em prancing along house-left of my home - spitting out mellow sounds and rhymes in a throaty soliloquy to no bird in particular.
I watched as the lady bird...
The One About FAITH
By: calbab • Religion • 1 comments • 5 years ago
When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth? Luke 18:8
The Conversion of John Newton
Captain John Newton wrote in his book, Thought s Upon the African Slave Trade :
With our ships, the great object is to be full. When the ship is there, it is thought desirable, she should take as many [slaves] as possible. The cargo of a vessel of a hundred...