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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

I want to Eat Your Words

I have read your emails and comments about hearing more of my poetic flow, so I wanted to post something special today.  I wanted to start off by telling you about the book I read more than any other book in my collection.  My Bible.  This book has drama, scandal, intrigue, pearls of wisdom and is the  quintessential manual for living the right way.  I try to follow this amazing guide to living and do everything the bible says. I really try, but I have to be real and tell you that sometimes I fail. Yes, sometimes I fail.


But that doesn't stop me from trying.

I love God and I love his words. The Poem I am about to share with you is about this book having words so powerful that it is like a good meal.  The words are so good...that I want to eat them. 

And now here is my poetic flow:

I want to Eat Your Words

I want to eat your words
Let them stimulate my taste buds
And wake up with the flavor on my tongue

I want to eat your words
And let them simmer in
The oven of my spirit
Then breathe the aroma on my enemies

I want to eat your words
Till they taste like
Peach cobbler and ice cream
Served by the Virgin Mary in the sanctuary

I want to eat your words and watch my spirit rise
Like bread
Till your scent runs around the corner
And folks line up just for a taste

I want to eat your words like
They were the last entree
In the buffet line

I want to eat your words
Digest them in my soul
And defecate the remains on
My enemies

I want to swallow your words whole
Then regurgitate
Psalms, proverbs and parables

I want to eat your words
And then lick my fingers
To get the last drop of anointing from my plate

I want to eat your words till they blend
With my own
To form rhythms and sounds
Laced with holy spirits, cherubs and the ethereal music of my soul

I want to eat your words
To lift me up above my trouble and
End my weariness

I want to eat your words
Until I am full






Anonymous said...

Wow, LV, powerful piece. Is is a beautiful prayer. Who knew that the word "defecate" could be in such a beautiful poem? Thank you for your boldness in sharing. God bless your soul. I'm off to read the Bible now!

Carme Garvilles said...

I was touched and inspired. So true, we sometimes missed and failed to read the holy bible. I wish I can read it here. I'm a nurse in KSA and bibles are not allowed in the Kingdom. Thanks for this. I was enlightened and reconnected once again. :) I'm your new follower. I'll be glad if you'll follow me back. Thanks for dropping by. God bless you.

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

What beautiful words. Thanks so much for sharing!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Inez of Style Chic....360 said...

Beautiful poem! *2 snaps*

Francesca R said...

This is such a powerful post! I love it!
have a nice evening!

t said...

Nice post!

Andrea said...

thank you for the comment!

Anonymous said...

Hi – am your newest Follower! Visiting from the Wednesday blog hop – nice to meet you!

Love to read spiritually-filled words - we need them in this world to keep us on the right track - thank you for sharing!

Best Wishes---


Zarna said...

your writing is beautiful. it's nice to know about your faith :)

Catina said...

Simply Awesome girl.......Dee double E P.

Mary Lane said...

Beautiful. You are such a talented lady!

Laura Wilkerson said...

what a beautiful post and beautiful words and yes, you fail as we all do but he never fails us, does he?
Thanks for linking up to semi wordless Wednesday. I'm glad I stopped by :)
Have a blessed week!

CEO(angie stone) said...

I dig that!

Fashionista said...

Great post! That poem should be on a bookmark!

Bella @Bellgetsreal said...

Love this.

Shasie said...

Amazing! I love this! I really need to read the bible more!

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Miss Dre said...

This was so beautiful and inspiring! Love it!

Kerissa said...

Now that's how you make the Word of God inviting...POW!!

Like Mousse Au Choco said...

I wished more people could read the bible.I´m so glad that you love God and read the holy words !! God bless you sister !! kiss

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