full grown – 6/8/12

Sometimes I catch myself trying to explain, in great detail, things meant to be lived and experienced, rather than explained. While explanations can be helpful, it is in the living out where the true life comes.  So I remove all the explaining words and am left with …

faith, hope, love, these three
build from trust on into life
grown full, past storm’s fire

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About Clark W Johnson

I am a poet, interested in using poetry to explore my interactions with the spiritual. I find poetry captures tension, paradox and flow well enough so I can hold experiences at arms length and reflect on them from multiple vantage points. As I walk deeper with my God, I'm finding such a record invaluable for myself, and I find that pieces and parts touch others as well. I love and long for more points of contact along those lines.
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