The Volcano


Proverbs 18:21
New Living Translation (NLT)

21 The tongue can bring death or life;
those who love to talk will reap the consequences.

The Whip

It starts with a rumble and a roar,
Then it rushes up from far below,
The feelings cannot be controlled
Like an eruption of a fiery volcano,

I try my best; to hold it within
To smother what’s building inside,
But the anger soon takes control
And there’s finally nowhere to hide,

A hard master it rules with a whip
And cracks it loudly over my head,
The sting of its strains cut deep,
The result of what I have said,

The tongue is the culprit at hand,
It’s speaks at the drop of a hat,
A soldier you must hold at bay
Or forever be ready for combat.

©2018 by William Pierce


Help us give heed to our minds and not jump feet first into fighting. Anger is a hard taskmaster. May we always be seekers of peace.

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