One Risen

This was written after Dark Knight came out.Older post.

One Risen

In reflection of the Dark Knight rises, and that ache to be fascinated by Jesus.

Red eyes tonight
Pacing and aiming to be at peace
Soul still does rot, hands out empty parking lot
Summer spot on these emotions, no more tokens of waiting,

Knights rising but one really risen, getting up now to hard for
The sun is waiting for a new spot to sit on, on this chest, on this
Bench press, now change is happening all around, the world is craving

Some protection, some stark raving attention, some subtle disengagement
Some now containment for safety, for Orange is that color burning in the
Altitude change, now my hands are low for sure, because I know for sure
Change is coming to the things I put my trust in—planet soon to shift,

The Lord always on the search, now I am purged within to get a new wide
Eyed vision, red only the color He bled, love now instead, death taking a grip
Now temporarily but up this night holding onto the dreams in me and the
Truth of eternity blazing inside of me, the colors all around always changing

And now I am still rearranging the priorities of this life I am now living
West coast dreaming still beating inside of me but stones rolled away
So I could start to see, see now fascination is not far but will now cost something
Up all night reminding myself why I am at it still—up for the thrill, the pomp, the

Extra bills to earn it now by the sea to hear those words from the surf in me,
The waves, the cutback to change today, to say yes today, to get His words in
Me today, that subtle rearrangement inside that say there’s something better
Than the ocean tide of pop culture, my future must lose this grip inside of me

For only one will rise in my mind, and has risen, not black caped crusaders talking
Like Darth Vadar but one who shed, who died, and is now risen, alive and well,
The only one worthy to stop time, stop the crime, and save me in due time,

Upon now I make my dedication, box office selling out for this truth I want
To be about to find a life of quiet desperation wrapped up in Him

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