1 – I need to let go, lest everything I do be a let down, (Matthew 16:25)
scissors ready to cut soon as [a]Repunzel grows her hair out. (Judges 16:19)
2 – I took the unclear route: dancing to my own tune with no [b]musical chairs out, (Proverbs 5:15)
not looking myself in the mirror, peripheral vision stare down. (James 1:23-24)
4 – I took a leap of faith. (Luke 8:43-48)
It’s like somebody pulled the stairs out from under me
5 – and the whole place started crumbling when my feet were in place.
6 – But now I’m goin’ out all: Lion of the Tribe of Judah with the claws out, (Revelation 5:5)
tearing walls down, rodents crawling out, cockroaches fallin’ out:
7 – exterminator versus [c]Terminator, it’s on now, (1 Samuel 17:41-51)
raid spray traded in for an AK, I’m armed now, (1 Samuel 17:38-40)
8 – I arm-wrestle not against flesh and blood, God’s strong arm prevails, (Ephesians 6:12)
graspin’ for straws I ended up pullin’ all of his chords out. (2 Kings 13:18)
9 – I want to help and be helped and be of help, not beat myself up
as if I was [d]Sally on the seashore and hadn’t sold a single seashell.
10 – You see, violence begets violence like father and mother a child, (Matthew 26:52)
their plans get aborted, they get deported like those on the fence (Job 5:13)
11 – along with those living on the edge launching like a missile off the cliff (Matthew 7:13)
while hot coals are placed in their socks all the while (Proverbs 6:28)
for havin’ tried to steal the real [e]Santa Clause’s gifts.
12 – I’ve taken up prayer like Enoch on the earth (Genesis 5:24)
and things have taken off like a rocket-ship,
13 – my enemies I take them all on like phones stolen by pickpocketers, (John 18:3-8)
my place for father taken by God; I’m a prayer warrior liftin’ all of em’ up! (Psalm 89:26)
14 – [f]Lord, help me! I need a Chevy or Pick-up Truck to pick me up
for the burden on my back is as big as a beluga whale: heavy, (Psalm 38:4)
15 – [g]I shall mount up with wings like an eagle
over mountains willingly, overcoming evil with fire, (Isaiah 40:31, Romans 12:21)
16 – fire-bird setting such a severe tsunamic fire on earth (2 Peter 3:10)
that fights from families would subside and fun fly upwards. (Malachi 4:6)
17 – Christ is my ball-house I bounce up and down in.
18 – I’m a bunny rabbit with a basketball jumping off
a trampoline to behind-the-back dunk it. (Psalm 18:29)
19 – I want Him seen like clean [h]MTV or new movies released
on big-picture screens in cinemas and theaters (Matthew 5:14)
filled with spectators waiting expectantly.
20 – I want to deliver like [i]Dominoes
to the doorstep of the destitute (Jasher 19:27-28)
21 – and break bread like Bartholomew
in the feeding of the the 5,000 in the four gospels, (Matthew 14:13-21)
22 – be a father to the fatherless, brother to the brotherless, (James 1:27)
uncle to the uncleless
23 – and have holy tunnel vision like a mole digging
under the earth, making room for roots of righteousness (Psalm 71:20)
[a] – Rapunzel is a German fairy tale in the collection assembled by the Brothers Grimm, and first published in 1812 as part of Children’s and Household Tales
[b] – Musical chairs is a game of elimination involving players, chairs, and music, with one fewer chair than players. When the music stops whichever player fails to sit on a chair is eliminated, with a chair then being removed and the process repeated until only one player remains.
[c] – The Terminator is a 1984 American science-fiction action film directed by James Cameron. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator, a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), whose son will one day become a savior against machines in a post-apocalyptic future.
[d] – One of the most famous tongue-twisters
[e] – assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), whose son will one day become a savior against machines in a post-apocalyptic future.
[f] – I saw this come to pass in my life after I spoke it at work days before posting it with poem, in that I was going to work, walked out the door, connected with a neighbor of mine and she gave me a ride to the outside of the neighborhood in her .. Chevy! (no coincidence)
[g] – First time I willingly tried to follow a letter pattern. Here I did, “MWE,” with ‘Mount’ ‘Wings’ ‘Eagle’ and ‘Mountains’ ‘Willingly’ and ‘Evil’.
[h] – MTV is an American pay television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks and headquartered in New York City.
[i] – Domino’s Pizza, Inc., now branded simply as Domino’s, is an American pizza restaurant chain founded in 1960.