Wet season. Dry Season. CoconutThis was most likely written around Xmas 2002 or early 2003. As an MK (missionary kid), there was always thought, and discussion, about where you really felt 'home' was. It's a hard thing to define, but since becoming a X'n it seems much less important. That's what this was about.
Palm beaches and tall grass
Dancing across the rugged
Burning summer. Brisk July. Heavy
Heat, rolling surf and the
Shock of frost at dawn in
July furnace. Frozen winter. White,
Howling blizzard. Green cornstalks
Whisper by straight-shot highways of
Lonely without. Joyful within. My
Life is for You. Always
There, is the grace and love of
Jesus. Home unceasing.
The 'Highlands' refers to Papua New Guinea, where I was for about seven years of my life, but haven't been back since I was thirteen. The 'frost at dawn in Queensland' is not a regular event, hence the shock when it happened because that meant it was really cold!
What's with all the poems?
the earley edition - Posted by Dave @ 7/31/2004 01:00:00 pm || ||