Archive for January 2020

Great Northern

Great Northern fronts
Can be quite blunt
Back and forth
With a kick, pass punt

Patience for shock waves
With chiming windmills
They cannot behave
Then soon become still

With tears on my face
I tend to the mill
Much fulfillment attained
In this long winters’ chill

Trusting in God
The key to my strength
With endurance, resilience
To go the length

Soft winter cloths
Caress me with salve
For deep, cracked smiles
At the frozen improv

Crisp, sunny days win out
Leading love to the verse
Settling yesterdays’ bout
With the cold winters burst k

By Kelly S Griswold


Time, it cannot melt the truth
Or wax itself unkind
I felt the rain
But don’t regret
The love, it left behind
The long long road
Lit up with strength
Where God’s sweet Glory
Bound in length
With needles hidden
Healed the pain
Where all one’s pride
Must learn to die
With stupefying fights all fixed
Where pity pays no mind to mix
Love’s labor changes lies for truth
One of loves greatest lessons
To be learned

Kelly Griswold