James Tipp

Rookie - 408 Points (20-06-1945 / East London)

The Internal Desert - Poem by James Tipp

I have never been in a desert,
My world is a green and pleasant land.
Yet emptiness and desolation are companions.
The desert is where I find myself alone,
Cut of from the normal ebb and flow of life.
The grass is as green, the views no different
Yet I am in a desert that is unseen, internal.
Is God outside this isolation and emptiness?
Is this a testing of Lenten proportions for me?
It is when I wander aimlessly in my own world
That I fail, I fail to recognise, that God is there.
Ever present wanting to bring comfort and healing
If I will only let him in and know his love.

Comments about The Internal Desert by James Tipp

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 9, 2009

[Report Error]