Daniel’s Dénouement

A p r o n h e a d -- Lilly Green

002 - Copy

Carried off from familiar paths and ways,

so young and yet so wise,


diviner of dreams, favored of kings, a desperate seeker rewarded with revelation,

and yet—here you are


surrounded by beasts, gaping mouths, sharp tooth and claw.

And would redemption come with blood and tearing flesh—

a brief tearing of this earthly case to be ushered to Presence?

It could have.

It would have, except

in looking up, ready for any and all,

redemption came with the stilling of snarls and the killing of foes—an elevation

of spirit and position.

Ah, if only to be a pure Daniel heart in the midst of

or through—

whatever befalls,

faithful in all things.

View original post

About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

I would love to hear from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s