never out loud
i learned to scream
only inside my head

gripped by fear
of waking the dragon
that now believed me dead

silently i lay
in the cold and black
feeling terror and dread

dreams of escape
filled the lonely hours
while lying in the demons bed

hope and light
seemed so far away
those words long ago said

destined to live
so i firmly believed
upon this path i now tread

grace and mercy
overwhelm my tired heart
as love crushes the serpents head

~Mark Schutter ©2015

#JustBelieve #GraceWins #HopeLives

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  1. That last line is great. “as love crushes the serpents head”
    You going through a rough time Mark? May God strengthen you and bring you through your trial stronger, wiser and full of joy.

    1. Thank you Staci! As I’m sure you know the last line is a reference to scripture and my belief, that even in my doubts that everything will be ok. God bless!

      1. Oh yes, I knew that was from Genesis. And I so totally agree. He is sovereign and in control. Way to go Mark.
        Many blessings on you and your family too.

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