A Song Called Please

Silent nights, and sorrow filled days

As desperate cries for help go unanswered

The longing soul begins to question worth

 

Of life spent on earth

 

As world around falls away

And friends are nowhere to be found

Emptiness fills the mind, as soul contemplates

 

The ending of it all

 

And yet, amidst the darkness of

A lonely and a hurting mind

There still remains, a Light, a Love, much greater than

 

Anything the longing heart could want
As the soul begins to move

To bring an end to sorrowful days

A song is ringing, a cry is screaming

Out from Heaven’s gates

 

Stop! Please!

The cry rings out to shattered heart

But lo, it does not listen

 

She cannot hear the longing cry

 

For darkness has been let in, and

Is silencing any voice of Hope and

Is whispering its lies as

 

Broken heart begins to believe them

 

Again with fury and with passion cries

That Voice from Heaven once more

Please, please! Look to Me!

 

There still is hope, there still is purpose and

One who loves you more than world

I, who gave myself for you!
The shaking figure ceases but a moment

For a moment grazed by feeling that

She is not alone

 

Lies again, out of anger whisper and

Shout its poison once again, for fear that girl may

In fact believe this truth ringing from Heaven’s skies

 

Again she falls, and believes the darkness’ songs

As she again begins her shaky task of

Readying to make her end

 

PLEASE!

This time, with Voice like thunder cries

The desperate Lover from on High

 

Bidding her to see Him standing beside her

 

This time, she drops her weapon and

Turns to see who called her

As she, for a moment, meets His gaze
A tsunami of love engulfs her

 

She begins to walk towards Him

Feeling chains fall away

As desperate enemy claws and grabs at scars and mind

 

Begging her to finish the task

 

She fights the thoughts a moment longer

Walking closer to the Light

She sees, only a brief flicker but

 

Now has something to hold on to

 

No, no!

The enemy screams

A hope has been born inside her and

 

It cannot be easily quenched!

 

More, more!

He rallies the demons around him as

They make one last stand, to see her dead

 

And forever held in chains

The Light, too sees assembling force and yet

Makes no effort to assemble more

For He, in Himself, is enough

 

And has already defeated them

 

Yet now, the battle is

In the hands of shaking girl

Who must choose to run to life and Light or

 

Fall forever into darkness

 

Enemy begins his attack, whispering lies of despair and

Trying to quench the small hope inside

To see her fall to death

 

She turns, guided by her fear and sorrow and

This overwhelming feeling of despair,

Brought on by hellish captors and
She whispers to herself “I am too far gone now for any hope.”

 

Suddenly, she picks up weapon and

Lays finger gently on the trigger as

She readies for her final moment

 

She closes her eyes, shaking with gun to head

Head filled with thoughts, to get it over and

End this war of mind

 

Once and for all

 

Yet, something inside her,

That brilliant Hope, forces her eyes

To open for but a moment

 

In front of her, met eye to eye

Only inches from her face, is Figure, is Light

Standing right before her

 

In His eyes, what was seen, cannot be fully described

Only what was whispered through holy lips, in simplest syntax

That rocked her shattered world to break into Light

 

Please.

 

Suddenly her eyes grew heavy as

She fell to knees and wept with voice that

Can never be conveyed

 

She shook violently as

Arms of Love engulfed her and

Surrounded her, with fantastic Light

 

As He welcomed her home

 

The arms of Love, had always been opened

Outstretched towards her, from Calvary and Heaven

Belonging to a Loving Savior who
Gave Himself for her

 

But life and struggle had

Blinded her to His call

Till that night, when darkness tried

 

Once and for all to rob her from, Him who died for her

 

It was in that darkest place

When gun was fully loaded that

For the first time, she saw this Savior

 

Looking out at her

 

Calling her to Himself,

To freedom and to Life

Away from brutal captors who

 

Had left her empty and without hope

 

So now, this story

I cannot tell the end

But what happened, that night

 

As girl sat wrapped in loving arms, a perfect happy mess

 

Changed her, in ways, she never will forget
And now pushes her on, through whatever life may bring

For she knows, at darkest and

 

At moment before death

 

When blackness around is too heavy and

Hellish voices whisper lies

Edging on to death

 

She found, that night

That this Light, is not passive

It is not uncaring for her soul

 

For He came, and met her where she was

That night on kitchen floor

And stopped the flight, of bullet and

 

Gave her life, and hope, forevermore

 

And showed Himself, to that desperate soul

In need of touch and encounter from

This Loving and Living Savior

 

Who bears the glorious Name,

The Holy and the perfect name

Of that Savior, Jesus Christ

 

Who welcomed her home that night

With a simple, loving, desperate and passionate song

Simply titled please~

One thought on “A Song Called Please

  1. Pam Tegelhutter

    So devastating true in the feeling that there is no way, no hope, with the only answer being oblivion. You shine a light where few dare go…. thank you!

    Like

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