Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …

diminish

25 March 2014

 

 

set apart,

I ran before, yet

never asked to be followed.

 

I spoke,

illuminating truth,

a witness, a voice

heard in the wilderness

of what was to come.

 

Truth is double-edged,

declaring salvation while

proclaiming judgment,

and neither makes one popular.

 

Faithfulness,

is often martyred

on a silver platter,

but I must become less,

and the least

will be greater.

 

 

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24 March, 2014 - Posted by | Poetry |

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