Open

And immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he spoke, blessing God.
(Luke 1:64)

No good unless used for you:
only death, only a swallowing tomb.
No sweet grapes from a rotten vine;
no figs budding from a cursed tree.
When speaking, we curse; when silent, bones waste…
Until the words, He is risen. Why seek
the living among these yawning tombs?
Run. Tell the mourners.
Doubt has died.
This tongue has life to speak.

One thought on “Open

  1. His gates lead me
    to Freedom
    His narrow path
    to Love
    My vilest sin
    Forgiven
    His Life exchanged
    for mine
    I bear the name
    He gave me
    Embrace the fire
    He sends
    I am His child
    forever,
    Lord your Mercy
    never ends.

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