Kairos Chiasm

Birthed in a broken world

Children wander admits fallen communities

No rest is found at home

 

Flowers grow in perverted light

Polluted water feeds the street

Thorns sprout in necessity

 

In the darkness shadows form reality

Groping for stability roots seek structure

Survival is the flurry

 

Ongoing the great wheel grinds

Catching the proud and apathetic alike

Sifting, Sorting, Breaking

 

Confined by walls the mind suffers

Identities spoon fed by state clothes

Frustration abounds

 

Days become years, years become lost

Countless ships adrift at sea

Is this all there is?

 

Routine numbs a callous heart

Stale eyes seek new roads

Changing winds breathe new life

 

Kairos, God’s appointed time

 

Apprehensive upon arrival

Desperate hope strikes unfamiliarity

Unconditional love soothes hardened sores

 

Purpose is regained

True identities are found

Years of dry tears are shed

 

Repelling masks are revealed and removed

Walls break brick by painful brick

Freedom is found in forgiveness

 

Not a heart untouched

Every soul stirred and burned

The refiner’s fire ablaze

 

Light reveals unforeseen landscapes

Stability is found in sure footing

Reality solidified by undeniable experience

 

The Holy Spirit richly felt

Empowering and transforming

The wellspring of life overflows

 

New brothers are born

Stronger communities are formed

A redeemed world adorned

 

Author: Aaron Buttery

A man under construction.

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