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I sink my fingers into the earth

by Canaan Trice about a year ago in nature poetry
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I sink my fingers into the earth
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I sink my fingers into the earth

Fighting to hang on to what I know to be true

But the one I thought was my friend was the one

Everyone warned me about

He strives to bring me down into the trenches he manipulated me into digging

I can’t blame everything on him

Although

It wouldn’t be difficult to do

But I to, am responsible for my choices

Why do I consistently try to pull myself back up?

When I know that

Adonai is waiting for me to say ‘help please’

I feel the sweat start to form on my body

And I feel the weight on my shoulders

I can’t help but scream out an exasperated

Please Please Please

Do not forsake me

But the hand coming down is gentle

helps me to the place I strive to go

merely weak

my heart turns from tired to grateful

I ask for forgiveness

His arms wrap around me reminding me I don’t have to earn His love

Glass ceilings, glass houses, and glass windows

all the same break when I shout out in tremendous pain

I can’t play the pretending game anymore

I have become who I was created to be

weather tried to stop me, the weeds tried to choke me, but a flower that is meant to grow will grow

it will come out of the ground, and you won’t be prepared for the beauty that is coming

encompassing you

more than just beautiful to the eye

something that fought that hard to surface will fight harder before it dies

nature poetry

About the author

Canaan Trice

Hi, my name is Canaan. I am just a girl who loves to write about the life happening around me and within me. I hope you enjoy.

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