Please Live Again

Please Live Again

A Poem by J.A.Bentley

I ran into a older gentlemen at a car repair place who struck up a conversation with me so we talked. In a manner respective of his age, I listened and asked questions to further probe. Inspiration.

The ethereal mist
lays silence upon the meadowland
taking the guise of a peaceful drift
a lazy current of indifference
No evil present
nor was any good sensed in the miasma
the only thought it lent
was that time was waiting on it
The grass - a muted gray -
each wrapped and tangled in the mist
as if it were trying to escape that frame
which paralleled it so closely to Christians today.

These people that chose
to sit unassumingly silent in their personal space
covering their heads with the status quo
so, silent and confused, they'll never know
About the church within
it's now about attracting people to church
by following the latest trend
forgetting what Jesus said when he lived:
"I am the way,
the truth, and the light!" he said.
so once we call out and are saved
we become part of His church that day
Today the order is reversed:
go to church to listen to a sermon about Him
where the scripts are planned and rehearsed
and the pastor has the duel role of a wet nurse
So break your greying frames
Because this is just one example of church gone wild
"Strengthen what remains!"
Please just live again.

© 2011 J.A.Bentley

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I like the view point of witch this poem was written. You are not afraid to put your true feelings into a poem.Well written.

Posted 12 Years Ago

haha it helps to like the poem by having the same beliefs

Posted 12 Years Ago

You know what I love about this poem, and I have noticed this with your other poems, is that you are not afraid to state how the world is turning out to arn't afraid to be defensive of Christians and you are not afraid to tell th world of your beliefs...I specifically like your beliefs because I have the same haha ;D

Posted 12 Years Ago

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Added on May 23, 2011
Last Updated on May 23, 2011
Tags: Church, Pastor, Religion, Christian, Truth, Lies, Deceit, Meadows, Mist



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