Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Four Ways For A Christian Writer To Win A Publishing Package HERE



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!
The Official Writing Challenge

BACK TO
CHALLENGE
MAIN

INSTRUCTIONS

how it works
submission rules
guidelines for
choosing a level

ENTRIES

submit your entry
read current entries
read past entries
challenge winners



Our Daily Devotional HERE
Place it on your site or
receive it daily by email.





TRUST JESUS TODAY

TRY THE TEST



Share
how it works   Submit

Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: Blowout (04/28/11)

TITLE: Fuses
By Benjamin Graber
04/29/11


 LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
 SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
 ADD TO MY FAVORITES

The Pharisees have set the people free,
To roam around in a yard
Just the perfect size,
Defined by chain link fences
With barbed wire at the top.

Free to play hopscotch,
Free to look at clouds,
Free to stand at the fence
And stare at the world outside,
Wondering what it holds.

The Pharisees have built
A circuit of love,
Designed to give
Just the perfect amperage,
Defined by perfect fuses
To gauge when we have gone too far.

We are free to roam our yard
And feel the approval
Of our authorities,
As we flow with the design.

Free to earn a smile,
Free to buy a hug,
Free to stand at the fence
And stare at smiling faces,
Wondering what love
Really feels like.

But we must not ever push our bounds,
Or climb the fences,
Lest we be empowered
And blow the fuses,
Casting our little world
Into darkness.


The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Accept Jesus as Your Lord and Savior Right Now - CLICK HERE
JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.


This article has been read 275 times
Member Comments
Member Date
Debra Hindman05/06/11
Bold and powerful...wow!
Beth LaBuff 05/09/11
Yes, that's EXACTLY what the Pharisees did! I love your metaphor! Your title made me smile!
Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom 05/13/11
Congratulations for placing 11th in Masters and 16 overall!