Storms will come To shake you. To break you. But you are strong. You will persevere. Life has sorrows. Life births despair. But get up again since The world needs you. And yes, it’s okay To not be okay. But keep this in mind. Sunshine is on the horizon To usurp your cloudy days. And... Continue Reading →
Poem: Please Tell Me, What Makes Us Human?
What makes us human? Is it because we dream? Or because we laugh? Is it because we think? Tell me, would you please? What makes us so unique? Are we made in God’s image? Did we evolve from stardust? Is there a soul inside this flesh? Tell me, would you please? © 2020 Chad A. Damitz
Poem: Where Did Time Go?
I woke up to find A wrinkled face In the mirror. I slowly pondered My life and thought... Where did time go? © 2020 Chad A. Damitz
Haiku: Nature’s Mirror
The mirror is fake.The lake's reflection is aMore natural me. Oftentimes, we focus on the outside self as the genuine person inside. However, our true identity exists more on the inside than the outside. For this reason, I thought about the reflection of a mirror versus a lake. The mirror may be physically clearer than... Continue Reading →
Haiku: The Lamb of God
Humanity sinned.The Lamb of God died for us.To be born again. The Bible has four major themes: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration. The two we often focus on are the Fall of Man and redemption found in Christ. This is because we focus on the problem and the solution. The problem is our human depravity.... Continue Reading →
Poem: The Mirror From Within
Is this really me facing the lucid glass? Reflections without Don't reflect within. Radiating smile. Jovial blue eyes. Unstained teeth. Don't show underneath. I let the world know My self is fine. Then I calmly hide While storms brew inside. But the show must go on. I play the lead role. Worship my image. Ignore... Continue Reading →
Poem: Misjudged Cry
A stranger walked by and wondered why I stared at the sky and began to cry. He patted me on the back and sobbed too. My friend. My friend. I am just like you! The world can be sad, cruel, and mean. I know exactly what you have seen. "Thanks," I replied. But these are... Continue Reading →
Poem: Life Is Full Of Emotions
Life is full of emotions--good and bad. Fear, anger, surprise, happiness and sad. Happy ants dance along weeping willows. Joyful birds carol in the gloomy night. Fearful bees buzz while the angry bears fight. Merry people laugh but sad tears fill pillows. Life is full of emotions--good and bad. Fear, anger, surprise, happiness and sad.... Continue Reading →
Poem: Humanity Will Overcome This Plague
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 →
Transgender, Transethnicity, Transage?
The Indiana State Legislature recently advanced Senate Bill 344, which extended limited civil rights to lesbian and gay people in employment, housing, and public accommodations. However, the bill did exclude protections for transgender people. Some Kokomo Common Council members of Indiana were not happy with the state’s decision. One member publicly expressed his desire to... Continue Reading →