Friday, May 7, 2010

POEM: Aching

Aching is a word we use--
A label on a jar
With a writhing snake inside
The scrawl on a chart
At the foot of a hospital bed
The way a broken bone feels
Too deep below the skin to show--
Somewhere down here in the heart
Hurts a place so deep
Only God can go
And He does.

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