Christian Poetry

The Silver Kiss

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root The Silver Kiss Thirty silver pieces A sinners ransom indeed Someone to lead us right to him is all that we need One of the twelve Bring him here to talk… Read More ›

Service Department

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root Service Department I have a rosary used in prayer and practice but I’m no catholic I’ve been baptized by submersion, but I’m no Baptist I believe in the methods of Jesus… Read More ›

Self-Sorrow

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root Self-Sorrow I am in the pit if self-sorrow My bones ache with in me My flesh clings to them I am drowning in my fearful heart I can’t breathe I reach… Read More ›

Puppets

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root Puppets The puppet master tilts his hand The strings he tug’s and pull’s Forced to dance and strike a pose he jerks us around like fools Held by strings we twirl… Read More ›

The Outlaw

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root The Outlaw The cross is cocked and loaded the hammer pulled back full Nails in the chamber ready to pierce me slow Trigger finger getting itchy The safety can no longer… Read More ›

Sandy Hook

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root Sandy Hook It’s okay mama Please don’t worry about me I’ll be fine today at school Just you wait and see I’ll be strong and brave And learn all that I… Read More ›

Le Me See

Excerpt from “Pressing On” by Author Billy Charles Root Le Me See Let the light in cause I can’t see Darkened sight is blinding me Feeling sluggish, Let me go Demon hands are getting close King’s ransom to save my… Read More ›