He Taught; Do We Learn?

by Jeral Williams

Wind hushed on the dry hillside.
He spoke, eyes piercing,
words haunting.

He asked why
flick sawdust, ignore planks?
Tear others down, ignore personal sin?

 Lives of fear,
seeking power, survival.

He gave the solution;
understanding the empty tomb
answers all fear.

Jeral Williams is a poet living in Mobile, Alabama. He is a retired professor whose Christian journey has been long and winding. He has published “Being a Proverbial Student,” a reflection on the need for Christian students to pursue knowledge, understanding and wisdom.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s