Jump further than an eager frog. Dance greater than the smooth rain. Fight stronger than a mad dog. Cry louder than an anxious crane. Listen better than an alert bat. Climb higher than the lofty sky. Run quicker than a happy cat. Dream more than a determined fly. © Chad Damitz, 2020.
Canoeing through the river stream. My soul melding into nature's dream. Lost in the charm of God's creation. Running from countless vexations. As the rapid river flows and bends. Where do I go when this river ends? Into the mouth of an endless sea Or a bordered lake restraining me? © Chad Damitz, 2020.
This cruel plague bites quickly Faster than a scorpion stings. It vexes innocent victims airways Mountains of bitterness it brings. Could this be the end of days? Will our civilization venture anew? Might this hideous virus be stopped? My nervous friend, I wish I knew. But one thing I know is for certain The human... Continue Reading →
As I gaze upon this crisp blue moon. Under the blanket by the campfire. My soul longs to be much higher. Like a butterfly freed from her cocoon. If I spread my wings and fly away. My soul will journey to endless seas. Opening doors with nature's divine keys. All will be sunny and no... Continue Reading →
Dreary drips of rain. Thunder in the night. Endless strife and pain. No true comfort in sight. Where is my hope found. If storms surround me? To sorrow I am bound. Who will set me free? If there is a God. My soul cries out now. I am deeply flawed. But please hear this vow.... Continue Reading →
Do not weep at night. Things will be alright. Please lift up your head. Get out of this bed. Wake up your dreary soul. Jesus wants to make you whole. Will you trust in Him? To cleanse you from sin. Go smell the fresh air. Say your daily prayer. God does hear your pain. No,... Continue Reading →
Singing with the rain. Twirling my red umbrella Under grieving clouds. Singing is a powerful force. When people experience grief, they may sing to cast out their deep-seated turmoil from within. In this haiku, the melodious rain droplets are singing alongside the person with the umbrella. I wanted to convey this idea of joy. Joy... Continue Reading →
Lighthouse in the night. Leading me safely to shore From the waves that roar. Any boat captain will tell you lighthouses are essential for leading them safely to shore. During storms, it can be difficult to traverse through the roaring, tempestuous waves. Having a lighthouse can give you confidence and hope to make it back... Continue Reading →
White clouds reign above To shield the scorching sun. The sky's protector. Aren't you thankful for clouds? Without them, we would be overly exposed to harmful ultraviolet radiation. They may seem insignificant, but clouds are actually vital to sustaining life on our planet. So next time you look up, be thankful that God created clouds... Continue Reading →