OLD STONE WALLS

Scattered throughout former fields

Covered with new-growth trees…

Run stonewalls ancient and sullen

that serve few modern man needs.

Running through brambles and broken down,

Serving as models for new…

Custom-built walls near edges of towns

For the rich to view!

Only when property surveyors come,

Researching old property deeds…

Then these stone walls from another age

Find they can still meet needs!

–Jonathan Caswell

NOTE:  a lot of these walls run through woods in my area!

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.
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2 Responses to OLD STONE WALLS

  1. Great take on the stone walls!

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