An Exchange

Hold on, little one. Clasp your rhetoric tightly as you step away from the splintered cross You’ll need it, for the safety of a list of rules and something called religion. Oh, but don’t you know? Love was never meant to be safe, and this watered-down grace is only half a life. So turn around. … More An Exchange


He will come to us like rain. in the stillness he speaks. for a moment, just a moment, the selfishness of my heart is caught off guard and I fall into your love.

this rescue

With the wings of the wind I am gone, taken flight. You, merciless pursuer, on my heels, You, merciful heart stealer, calling me back. Was it You who wounded me? Though perhaps, if it was, I would rather fall under your blows than live forever in the empty apathy of my solitary heart. I would … More this rescue

once beloved

by m. e. roach   you are more than the dust in the wind, greater than the tears on your face, braver than the lingering fear in your heart, more beautiful than the sigh inside your soul. you are more, beloved, more than the sorrows, more than the scars, and more, infinitely more, than you … More once beloved


Lots and lots of lesson these past few days. I am constantly in the process of falling apart and letting God catch me, in all those infinite, crazy ways that don’t make any sense because He’s a rescuer with ways that are not my ways and thoughts that are not my thoughts. How I love … More Learning


I have carried inside me a love that cannot lie. to say you’re mine- never true. to say you’re not- equally a lie. Have ever fates been tied like ours tonight? Yet they say I am alone; the odd one, forever silent. But they don’t see you- they’ve never seen your eyes, lost and found … More fathomless

flashes of blue

be m. e. roach   I don’t know when I fell in love with you- only that I did, and falling out is hard. I didn’t know I missed you- until I looked in your eyes, and knew nothing had changed. I do know one thing- I never meant to fall in love, but when … More flashes of blue