Poem: Heartbreak And Betrayal

I am walking
A lonely road.
My heart
Is clenched
Full of pain
Of ashes
Of despair.
Gut is clenched
Tied in knots
Heartbreak and betrayal
Loss of life
World turned upside down.
This has been
My lot of late
I long for exile
My greatest wish
Is to return home.
If only
I could lay down
This weary load.
Yet I know
I can’t.
Despite the darkness
Closing in
Despite evil
Made manifest
My inner light
Refuses to go out.
I hold onto hope
Despite all reason
My faith remains
Strong and sure.
“O Lord,”
I cry,
“Make harmony out of chaos
Beauty out of dust.
Bring healing
Before it’s too late.”

Published by Devin Hogg

My name is Devin Hogg. I was born and raised in Carnarvon, Ontario, Canada. I moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2009 for university and lived here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV and movies, going on long walks, swimming, and practicing Chen style Tai Chi. I love to write poetry and blog regularly about topics such as mental health, sci-fi/fantasy series, faith, sexuality, and politics.

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