Yesterday’s Joy, Today’s Lament

Posted on: January 11, 2010 Written by
Yesterday’s Joy, Today’s Lament
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Yesterday

Joy burst

From my spirit

As I witnessed

The beginning

Of a miracle

Long in forming

Birthed in tears

Yet in the hiddenness

Of being only a servant

Who saw firsthand

Backstage

The water turn to wine.

Yesterday

Joy burst

From my spirit.

Today

Sun smiles but

Tears slip down

The inside

Of my soul’s window pane

Blurring the scene

Of these years

Of laughter

Pain

Joy

Sorrow

Such a final close

To this chapter

How does

One mourn?

Today

Tears slip down

The inside.

©2014 Thrive



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Tobia serves in Asia. My First Best Friend: “When I was 4 years-old, Jerilee, another MK my age, became my best friend because we loved having tea parties on our teak coffee table.”

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