When Soul Reach its Hands to Clap

Remember when emotion brought Christ home

Now Jesus you fill me with Greatest love, your

Watching my life unfold at age 66, still God

Nearer God, oh nearer, Jesus understand my every mood,

My depression, oh, Lord, take it always, crush

Invisible feelings destroyers of living breath, oh

God through Holiness, Thy Spirit, fill me now,

Make me a child, peace be still, allow another

Freedom, allow me peaceful walks through

Thy gardens, and take away my pain.

via When Soul Reach its Hands to Clap

Published by elgwyn

I was a University and community college instructor. I am an ordinary man writing for artistic reasons, and simple taste-- blogs are an answer to high priced self-publishing. Walt Whitman had to print his 1000 paper books himself because in 1855 poetry did not sell. It does not sell now unless you have a Pulitzer Prize, and even then, the poet usually makes a living in other ways than poetry. In all ages there have been writers writing out of their own reasons. I am an older man with fewer computer skills than my daughter. Blogs let me reach an audience missed by books, and I stand a better chance to reach a wider audience. My two self-published books, Winter from Spring, and Meditations on Gratitude, Charles E Taylor, MFA, Xlibris.com and a third coming out sometime next year, through The Book Patch: For Patty Brown... satisfy needs to hold books, and, yet, still read as electronic books which are easier to produce than paper books. The blog allowed me to write a compendium of my writing. I can combine composition with production. Wordpress provides word processing with production. When the writer finishes writing they press publish and then a finished piece. I’m happy to present to you a slice of my personal writing. Do enjoy what you read!

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