Sometimes a visual disaster comes as a hidden blessing. At times, you never know how the Lord appears to mend your lives. I hope you enjoy this on the occasion of Good Friday.
I took off fast on my horse when I saw the forest on fire You, who had ventured deep amidst the pines, a while ago dried as they were in the heat scorching it was, this summer a fire had started somewhere had built itself now into a crown.
The logs of timber reduced to tinder the horse though nervous did speed through streaks of fire amid crashing pine the dense smoke had made us to wheeze wasn’t getting difficult for us both could we surrender to the elements? when you were there somewhere lost yet near, waiting to be found.
As we gate crashed the rising flames we did spy a patch of grass where you were seen lying unable to move with a heavy branch having fallen that felled you as it came down Tying the rope to the half burnt log I asked my dear steed to back off And then was, the tinder got moved.
I pulled dear you from underneath Just as the fire seemed to engulf us all ‘Down you kneel’ I cried out to the horse Helping you who could not now stand to mount the stallion who was once a part of a long forgotten battalion then I jumped on to the stirrup And how we sped, only the Lord knows.
With the fire singing on our heels He stopped only when we were out of the woods which had caught fire But it kindled the lost love in us never any fire can burn it down nor the earth can engulf us down partners we were, we will remain Till these burnt woods remain…
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Celebrating today on the eve of the occasion of Holy Thursday
The chill with the winter is here,
the holidays are back to rejoice
time to go on a shopping spree?
and what would you dear like
now that Christmas is here again.
Is it easy or difficult to make a choice
would you buy a red robe, a hat
this time as a sweet year ends
indulge in those cute presents
for a poor kid on the street
to whom Santa is a distant dream
that I would like you to fulfill…
Wishing all my dear readers, Happy Holidays, a great Christmas and a Happy New Year ready to unfold into our lives!