jdubqca

poetry by j matthew waters

House on the Rock


A stretch of granite stones
long ago embedded into
the hill by supernatural forces
was once stepped upon
by grazing sheep
herded by determined men

On this firm foundation
a house was built
made of marble and glass
hauled to the top of the hill
by man and beast
masterfully pieced together
by sweat and skill

Down below children gather
pointing skyward and
marveling at the dazzling light
sparkling like a star
whispering to themselves
the house of God is near


december two thousand fifteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

Single Post Navigation

11 thoughts on “House on the Rock

  1. great descriptions….plus windchimes

  2. D. Brockmeyer on said:

    Nice piece old friend.

  3. That’s the house… I wonder how to see the inside..

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: