joy

Once again...

Once again, you have captivated me,
wooed me with your interest,
reeled me in with your kindness.

Don't you know that I am trying so hard
to see you as just a friend?
Tonight I backslid again.

How can I not love everything about you?
You make me feel visible, like I matter.
You care about what's going on with me.

To hear your voice again, from down the hall...
that alone nearly undid me.
I thought I might faint at the sheer joy.

And then...after a very long wait...
there you were, standing there,
glad to see invisible me.

You work so hard, so many jobs,
you must have wanted to get home.
And yet, for fifteen minutes or so
talking to me was more important.

Nobody else wants to know how I am doing,
nobody else takes an interest.
Only you...

I wish I could see you every week,
I wish I had an excuse to.
Although perhaps I could not handle the joy...
It would make me burst.

How can I sleep tonight?
How can I close these eyes,
that have gazed on you?

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My Wish For You

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My Love

This is it
This is goodbye
And though you say I just can’t add up
I’m not so sure about that
But your saying that may mean
That you’re not good enough for me
Yet, that’s not how I feel

So before you leave
I wish

That you always find God’s grace
That you find what you’re looking for
That your dreams give you wings
That you aim at the stars
That you appreciate compliments
And forget critics
That you live like you’re dying tomorrow
And you always find your way back

I’m still your friend
And I can settle for second place
But only because loving you briefly
Is better than not knowing you at all
Perhaps another time
Another life
We would’ve been happy
But if you can’t find someone better
I’ll still be here

And I wish
That your heart won’t be broken
Past what I can fix
That the fork in the road
Wakes you up to the drive
That you find joy
In the little things in life
And that you always find your way home.

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The Sailor

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My Love

They say the longer the waiting, the sweeter the kiss
But you know that I hate to leave you like this
I know that you need me, and you I will miss
But the longer the waiting, the sweeter the kiss
I have to go to become worthy of you
And I don’t know what else to do
But if you’ll wait for me, I think you will find
That fairytales happen, so never you mind
You look so beautiful, please don’t you cry
I will come back; now leaving is nigh
You have to let go of me now my dear
But I’ll come back before another year
Know that I kiss you every night
Sweet, loving dreams make life alright
Yes although you have to let me go
I’ll come straight back to your arms, I know
I’ll be waiting, and wishing till I see you, and then
I’ll hold you and never let go again
But I have to go, and soon you will see
A man where a boy used to be
Who’ll be able to take care of you for all of our days
And who’ll never leave you, together always.

The Old Man

Sitting on his rocking chair
That’s where you’d find him, he was always there
Sit on the front porch, breathe the sweet summer air
Living life without a care

I used to stay and talk about life
He’d talk about his kids and beautiful wife
Outlived them all, now 93
And I thought about how sad that’d be

But he said, if he went back
If time somehow went off track
He would never change a thing
He was content, and then he’d sing

“God, when you see fit to call me home
Ne’er again this earth to roam
I pray that you’d remind this boy
That only you can give us joy.”

Twenty years and now I’m grown
Got some kids of my own
A loving, dear, and beautiful wife
And it’s just a wonderful life
I remember the old man now
He went back home anyhow
And now he’s gone to his family
I smile at how happy they’ll be

And I pray, “Lord, help me be like him
Give me his wisdom, his freedom from sin
And let me have that joy he had
So I can be a better Dad.”

Now my friend, time is short
And to you it won’t report
So, love and raise your family
And you’ll be happy, same as me.

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Natural Regression

Instinctual mind games mechanically operated
Stem from habitual curses, never confronted
the unsolicited tear
gives ear to my mahogany colors' utter of pain,
a life unrestrained,
I see through the smoke of fear,
All of hell couldn't shake me
or hold me here
Whispers & cries, crowd my ears
I’m Slippin,
as I’m tested through valley mud slides
Trying to gain control,
as I keep fallin victim to the ride
honestly regretting my step down from fame
defining my life as a shame
not calculating my stallion stature
deeming me worthy of sovereignty
but negating my crown
due to my own stupidity
1 john 5:14
Tells me
Anything I ask according to his will, He hears me
The problem is
Your will’s not decorated with lights and bulbs
Better yet,
It’s disguised between chapters and numbers
With no instruction manual
But I have the petition of what I’ve asked
Sad that I misplaced it at her house,
His door
It may even be in the bag
I left next to the lighter
By the ash tray
I can’t remember
but how hard is my head
and my nerve as I ask
why is your thoughts, not my thoughts
neither your way my way?
Why do I fear the darkness that clouds me
The shadow of death that surrounds me
I should be strong, a warrior in the valley
rejoicing in the victory unseen
but just as i see the light
the end of the tunnel
You close the door, frustrated
So I ask, seek, and knock, just like you taught
I surrender
Both hands up like 12 o'clock
Lord I'm hungry for the answers
but disturbed with the replies
Cumbersome I am
so I repeat,
I’ve asked
I’ve seeked
I’ve knocked
I’ve knocked
I’ve pounded
I’ve even checked the window
How I want to say
I WAS ONCE blind
but actually
I'm becoming def to
my walk is lame
so you're the only one I can step to
you offered me a place to seek refuge
But I’ve drawn myself away
Pursuing the fleshly arrays
Confiscating gold you discarded
Defiling your whispers of direction
While conversing with my emotions
for celestial navigation
I am adulterated
but your word tells me
Confess my sins
For you are faithful, just
And will forgive me
And cleanse me from all unrighteousness
I hear you!
but I hear her, him and them
undoubtedly
I tried to turn right
but peer pressure re-routed me,
tossing and turning
I've lost hours of sleep
3am, I heard the
“Do more than confess your sins to me
And do onto them, what you did on to me,
FLEE”
instantly, the raging sea within me felt PEACE,
no longer in turmoil, shaken by every wind
I could finally descend into a place of resolve
I’ve cracked the code, Da’Vinci
what was revealed?
faith, hope and love
and through my instinctual mind games
habitual curses,
and natural regressions
He did not ask me to confront them
but allowed me to be witness
to the destruction of them
I stood still
as I watched the world around me
fall and shatter,
the end, this would not be,
for I soon should see
what no eye have seen or ear have heard,
then light was visible
as my crown was revealed
the screams became unbearable
as I became uncomfortable
it became intolerable
only then I broke through
And realized
I’ve witnessed my own birth!

By David Johnson & Jeremy Baker

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Blue Skies & Butterflies

Sunlight gleaming, golden glimmer~
Dragonflies flutter, iridescent shimmer.
Winter fading, new life showing~
Winds if change, gently blowing.
Wrapped in warmth, natures embrace~
Rays of happiness dance on my face.
Blue skies, butterflies, distant laughter~
Dandelions & dreams, chasing after.
Sleepy sidewalks sprinkled with pink~
Yesterdays blossoms, gone in a blink.
Amethyst, fuchsia, apricot, blush~
Paint the sky with heavens brush.
Willows weeping, growing shade~
Crickets singing, twilight serenade.
Black & blue & glitter star-shine~
Thieves of day, criminals benign.
Cheshire moon now smiling hello~
Darkness falls, sunlight must go.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

This poem is one half of a set; the yang to the yin of my other poem titled, "Darkness Falls". Hope you like them!

Love

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Love

It’s strange that I don’t know who you are, I feel as if I did once, but now
you’re just
another
pretty
face in
a grey
world.
Did I know
you? Who
are you?
I think I
know you
from some
place.

 

Oh, yes. A smile, a face, a kiss. There you are. Sorry, I don’t know you
anymore. See, you left me. I'm no longer am yours. I don’t know you,
because you left.                                                          Now you’re just
somebody that I                                                              used to know.
I loved you once, but you threw my love away. I guess I wasn’t good
enough for you; did you ever love me? I don’t know, I just don’t know.

 

 

                                                                            And yet, I still remember
                                                               you as you once were.
                                     You were so beautiful, charming,
                 sweet, lovely. My eye’s never left yours.
There was no-one else in my world but you.
                Everything I did was for you, and I know I had
                                      my flaws. You were my sun by day,
                                                                 my stars by night. You
                                                                          were everything to me.

 

Now, I still hurt. I still remember the pain. I still feel the blow, the heartache,
the suffering.                               But do you                                know what?
I still love                                    you I forgive                          you. I want you
back in my                                  arms. I need                          you. I’ll take you
back; always.                              And I know                                you’re sorry,
but let the                                  past die. All                             I know is that

you love me                                now, and I                                love you too.

Welcome back,                          I remember                                   you now;

 

I love you.

I always
have.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Originally, it spells love with the words, but I guess I can't do that on here. I though I was being clever. :P

What Is The Multiplication And Division Of Happiness?

Have you ever thought how happiness can be multiplied or divided?
Did you search enough to find it?

We live on the earth that carries rules unique,
If we understand the mathematics of happiness our personality can reach its peak!

The thumb rule here is happiness multiplies in helping many!!
The thumb rule here is division of joy is seen when I am selfish for every penny!!

The earth has placed multiplication in bliss!!
Only when humanity stands as supreme religion not that or this!!

If on earth you bring a smile,
If on earth you selflessly take care of a sick for a while,

If on earth you want to spring out a better life for the poor,
Your happiness has multiplied in multifold as then the Lord becomes the doer!

But if I want to eat and drink for myself
And if my world is my family itself!

Why was I given a human life?
An animal and creatures live the same life?

When I think all life with a selfish gain and intention
Then my life sees division of joy given as a pension….

So the message on earth is clear,
Service to man is absolute happiness, not living like a seer…..

We are here to connect to an infinite vision,
We are not here to waste our lives on some petty personal mission…

So don’t get stuck on how to get more and more!
Give yourself in service, with your heart filled with love to the core!!

Once you start working for mankind!
Happiness will multiply par infinity and the lord will pour grace as his sign!!

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Mathematics of happiness!

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A simple path to freedom

The colors are brighter everywhere I look, even in the graveyard where bodies rest
Everything is seen with empty eyes, I feel light, I feel the same day and night, I will not fight
Lest all options, be swept.
The flowers flaunt their beauty with purpose to help you...and I
Sun keeps shining, the mountains stand tall
blocking turbulent winds from making our minds swim.
Time is psychological, this moment is fact.
The life, spirit, present, is where I am kept.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Written in a time of clarity.

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