I wrote this poem last year, while I was sitting in school pretending to concentrate (my math notebook had more drawings and poems than math notes). It wasn’t until I was finished with this poem/collection of words/ fragmented thoughts, that I realized it was in the shape of a cross…   by m. e. roach … More Grace

Story of a Fool

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”  — Jim Elliott   We are fools, pursuing this upward mobility. This American dream of prosperity and freedom and wealth? It’s just a dream, and it will always be just a dream. The fools who die for love; they … More Story of a Fool

Letter to Jesus

“Not all those who wander are lost.” The words echo through my head, a whisper more potent than a scream. Restless. So restless. I just want to go… and go and go and go. I never want to stop going. I want to travel and see places and live. I want to go on running … More Letter to Jesus

The Call

by m. e. roach   a whisper a goodbye the Bridge-Builder calls and heaven has a new angel an 11-year-old angel   10-18-12