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A Heavy Burden

Truth is too heavy a burden
For mere words to bear 7 more words


Stone Hard

sleep among stones

hear their dreams

drain their pains

they have witnessed

all history everything

man ever said ever did

weighing heavy on

igneous memory wanting… 74 more words


Embracing the Burdens of Progress


David Yanda ’16 is a Philosophy major and a Biology minor from Oneida, WI.

Without a doubt I am perpetuating some serious social problems: hegemonic masculinity, heteronormativity, racism, unsustainable food industries, consumerism, tribalism, etc. 642 more words


Do Your Friends Despise, Forsake You?

What a friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry
Everything to God in prayer!
Oh, what peace we often forfeit, 168 more words

Like Marbles Rattling

Like Marbles Rattling

It is a burden
to carry around
like marbles rattling
in a mason jar
like a splinter
you can’t pull out
chronic regret… 371 more words

Dark Poems

Crash Courses Creating Competencies

Ever had a crash course that created more competence on some level? Maybe you are in a crash course now…

Maybe a physical one where an illness threatens your function. 508 more words


The...Woman I can be

Dear Jesus,

Being a woman comes with its joys and its stresses.

A whole new world of burdens and responsibilities.

But Lord, you are helping me to realise how important these burdens are and that it is a special work you have given women to do. 62 more words