Dreams I've seen you in my dreams splitting through the seams I've sewed, trying to keep you out. Pressing play on the same ol' scenes of what was like a movie classic stuck on loop, even though I've already swept you from my stoop. Yet, my dreams teleport my heart upon this ragged, wooden sloop - a prison you made for me. Still stuck upon this sea with sails that only catch your wind, a sailor bound in captivity. I've lost fear of drowning but feel like I'm burning beneath a sweltering sun and despite this intense yearning for a drink of your waters my heart knows our tale is done. Wake up my sleeping heart! Awake and don't depart! To resist the reins of impossibility is a painfully learned art. Justin Farley
Hello, everyone! I have recently published my first chapbook of Christian poems titled “A Voice in the Wilderness – A Chapbook of Poems about God”. This has been developed and polished over the past six months or so. I am happy with the final product and hope you find encouragement in the poems but also a validation that the spiritual life is not all sunshine and rainbows. We all struggle. We all have periods of questions and/or doubt. But it is the yearning that keeps us coming back for more and allows us to experience joy.
You can purchase either on Amazon or on my own bookstore (it is cheaper and has free shipping on my store) and is available on the Kindle and in paperback.
Amazon: Kindle Paperback
Inkspiration Books (my bookstore): Paperback
Thank you for your support!