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 →

Poem: Storms Bring Life

I choose Not to be afraid Of the storm Just because it roars. The rain will breathe life Into thirsty shriveled tulips. Soon the dark clouds Will run and hide From the mighty sun. And a new day Will bloom hope. © Chad Damitz, 2020

Poem: No Direction To Go On The Open Road

On the open road. No direction to go. No place to be.  Just the wind in my hair. The past behind me. Oh how I want to be free!  I want to go north. See the mountains climb. Feel the cold breeze in my face. Taste glacier pure water.  Smell the evergreen trees. Oh how... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Canyon

Here in the canyon.The sun still reaches the ground.Life can never hide. Canyons are marvelous. They are "echoes" of the power of God. I find that no matter how steep a canyon is, sunlight seems to find a way to reach the darkest places. Of course, sunlight is integral for life. Therefore, life can never... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Universe Wonder

Galaxies divine Dance in heavenly order For an endless time. The design of the universe is brilliant. God created it's glory and wonder to show us how much he cares for us. When we look up at the stars, remember that God created them for us to marvel. And we are his brightest stars. Praise... Continue Reading →

Poem: God of Mercy

Have mercy on me God! According to your grace. For I am deeply flawed Just like the human race. Forgive my sin again. Cover me by your love. I will repent only when I trust in thee above. You are my solid rock. My Holy Shepherd King. I am part of your flock. To you... Continue Reading →

Poem: Escape From The City

In this compact, bustling city. I long to see the starry night. To escape this smoggy sight. Missing valley tulips so pretty. Instead of daily honking horns. Let's hear the bluebirds sing and fly. Instead of red lights flashing by. Let's run in green flat fields of corn. They say--A city full of dreams. A... Continue Reading →

Poem: Birds Sing A New Song

The birds sing a new tune When the seasons change From spring to June. How sweet the sound! The birds carol a new song As they wake up at dawn. Their voices so strong How powerful the sound! The birds chant a new melody When migration draws near They work together with fidelity. How synchronized... Continue Reading →

Poem: The Attributes Of God In Nature

Lord, your mercies renew Like the summer dew. Lord, your grace extends Like the rainbow bends. Lord, your love quickly grows Like a new river flows. Lord, your power is clear Like the strength of a deer. Lord, your wisdom unfolds Like the ancients of old. Lord, your goodness will shine Until the end of... Continue Reading →

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