How Can I?

Leaves

I ask if you love them
You say, “How can I?”
“I am only human”
But we are called to a higher place
To love everyone

I ask if you felt whole by them
You say, “How can I?”
They always get under someone’s skin
But we are to look into our own eyes
And pull out the planks

People change like every season
Broken promises like leaves
Fall like Mother Nature teasin’
We crush them with our feet
And walk forward

Where’s peace and justice?
I am not really sure
I just see evil persist
But when the leaves fall
They will return to the Earth

(C) Carly Wiggins 2019

5 thoughts on “How Can I?

  1. Yes, “we are to look into our own eyes
    And pull out the planks.” I like that!
    Let’s do it! And when “we are called
    to a higher place
    To love everyone,”
    Let’s do it!
    Just love one another!
    (That’s what my blog is all about, too.) ❤

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