Christmas break is over for most. This means it’s time to get back at it. To the grind. Whether it is work, school, or life, the relaxed atmosphere of Christmas/New Year’s is behind us. On top of that, it is now 2021. With a new year comes many expectations for ourselves and the world. I… Read More Only One Shot
Three years ago, my book of poetry “Pouring Echoes” was released. Here is a poem from my book: be broken. don’t be a working vending machine where people give to you, so you give to them. be a broken vending machine. the kind that spit out change from the bottom for no reason. be that.… Read More Three Years Ago: “Pouring Echoes” Released
Why do I ache deep And love weakly? Why do I carry the rain Like drooping petals Where are my hands; lassoed to my chest. God is right here. And there And here. Yet, I see only my mind. a child on the teeter toter of Guilt and Hope Trusting in Him, sandpaper, my soul… Read More Ache
I was born a Sunday man with a Church bell in my soul and a steeple coming from my chest a journey to God’s house in each step my voice drowned by angel’s choir I remember the way I used to be before taking part in His Supper before allowing myself to rest easy in… Read More Sunday
I used to pray for a path that made sense to me I used to pray for a road that only I could see I used to pray for a future where I would be free Now I pray for the way that leads me close to Thee. -nJb Follow my poetry account on… Read More Prayers Change When We Grow
God did not give you a sword to chip at your insecurities or a shield to bury yourself in comfort. You are a man a woman with fire in your blood What you touch turns to purpose You are composed of Divine scaffolding A rose blooming through snowfall. Nothing kills me more, to see… Read More Live.
Have you ever reflected on a hesitation? Have you ever asked yourself, am I afraid or am I just playing it safe? I think about this question on the daily. So tonight, I wrote a poem about the difference. Here is a little poem that will be included in my book (going to self-publish it… Read More Are you afraid, or are you playing it safe?
Hey friends. Hey family. Hey strangers. Today, December 1, 2017, is an awesome day for me. My first book of poetry, “Pouring Echoes” was released on Amazon! The poems in this work were compiled with a purpose. They were written in both times of utter despair and complete elation. They were written in coffee shops… Read More My first book “Pouring Echoes” RELEASED NOW