The Arrow Shoots Straight

We can do nothing about our yesterdays.  We cannot do a whole lot about our tomorrows but prepare.  All we are promised and all that we have is this moment we breathe.

Uri Jefferson's Freakshow - Target Practice

The Arrow Shoots Straight
by Michael Romani

We honor the dead
By fighting for the living
Echoes in my head
As I search for forgiving

Too much quiet inside
Makes it hard to survive
A wall of solid pride
Hides the tears of being alive

I miss my brother
Who passed before his time
Brought up in one meaning or another
Melded into the sublime

Turned back with anger
So that you don't see my tears
To myself, often a stranger
Often unfamiliar with the passing years

Dared dragon can breathe fire
When lured out of caves
Though the truest love does inspire
Me to remember that Jesus saves

The arrow shoots straight
Inflicted with my grief
Despite my worse taint
I stand by this belief

(c) February 8, 2020  Michael Romani
All Rights Reserved

Camden Hill, Alvaro County, CA





About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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