Wykeshia McCallister

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Voice Of The Bible - Poem by Wykeshia McCallister

I am not just some book that is on the back of a shelf
Nor am I some book covered in dust on the table you left
You didn't even want me when I was your graduation gift
And you have no idea on how I really uplift

Why does it hurt so for you to pick up and read?
Don't you realize that deep inside I have all you need?
I am like a textbook solving your problems like you did in math,
If I am stepping on your toes, it's because you're on the wrong path.

Why can't you treat me like you treat your credit cards or your cellphones?
I mean, you know you've got to have them when you leave home.
Tell me…When will you get the bigger picture?
Just give me a chance to teach you all about the One who holds your future.

I am the main purpose of helping you built a strong foundation,
And I can help you learn about who is your salvation.
Once you open me up and read, you will a lot of lessons,
And no matter what battles you are facing, I'm still your secret weapon.

Never mind about what the gossipers say, I'm the one you'd be sleeping with,
I can even be your medicine to be used as directed when you're feeling sick.
Did you know that I'm like a cookbook with the ingredients to bake a cake?
Trust me, you have no idea how good it is to your taste.

I come in all various colors and sizes based on my looks,
And, yes, I am the book that has a grand total of 66 books.
Like American and Christian flags, you should pledge your allegiance
to me: God's Holy Word,
His Word is as beautiful as its own Author.

I am well known as the Book of Love and it's just like a rose,
My pages are rose petals when the beauty of His love unfolds.
Unlike other books you read, it only informs you,
But I'm just like a mirror, I can only transform you!

Now that I've told you everything about myself, I am what you need,
Don't hesitate to stop what you're doing. Pick me up, open me up, and read.
Regardless of what version I come in, I am your only choice for survival,
And to you, I am your biggest gift, your Holy Bible.


Written by: Wykeshia L. McCallister 5/22/17

Topic(s) of this poem: spiritual


Comments about Voice Of The Bible by Wykeshia McCallister

  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (6/2/2017 3:35:00 AM)

    Keeping faith in God gives us moral strength at all times but life throws challenges every now and then for which we need to develop ourselves trough education and social training. Thanks a lot. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 1, 2017



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