Roderick Dwayne Gering
Born June 2,1959 and now residing in Bellingham, Washington. Ancient History and Mythology buff. I have been interested with ancient legends my entire adult life. Joined the U.S. Air Force and traveled extensively during the 1980's. Spent a total of 10 years in Europe (6 years as a civilian in Germany) Became acquainted with a diverse multitude of people and cultures while ... more »
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Roderick Dwayne Gering Poems
On Twilight’s Edge
I cannot recall exactly when, was it a dream Was I walking on the backstreets of memory A voice asked me, 'Do you know the difference Between the light and the dark? '
Miracles I Miss Most
We all wish for miracles The thunderclap Of a Savior's hand
Hope Beyond Hope
Loss of God Disorientation? No! Just a momentary lapse
A Question to the Infinite
Sometimes I ponder Where the dead Go beyond materialistic bonds
King of Konfusion a Gothic Tale of.... ...
Konscience being a guiding force Konscience being a fragile thing Baby’s birth upon this Earth Growing up with the…..
People talk about other places That I don’t care to know For I’ve been to too many places And sometimes I guess it shows
Mother Earth Blues
She tenderly wept While in my arm's embrace She cried herself to sleep Life was but a trace
Chains of Chaldea
Celestial battle in the Heavenly abode Our world was formed in the fire The Garden of Eden many seeds were sewed Lost to mysteries of what really transpired
Caught in the snow Barren be the wastelands Where tasteless fruit grow No one knows or comprehends
I dread to fall into a fitful sleep To dream and nightmare in shadows Then something calls to me out of the deep To lay in green pastured meadows
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On Twilight’s Edge
I cannot recall exactly when, was it a dream
Was I walking on the backstreets of memory
A voice asked me, 'Do you know the difference
Between the light and the dark? '
Echoes led me deep into a cold, dark place
Tortured growls from a wounded mother beast
I stood in awe of the horror to be unleashed
Lost souls shrieked petitions before Heaven
Wolves donned wool of the slaughtered Lamb
Shepherds wandered off into the wilderness
'I thought I could discern the difference'
I cried out, 'I was mistaken! ! '
The voice answered, 'If you truly knew
Neither dark ...