Shawn L. Bird

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poem- Jenga January 9, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 4:34 am
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Our lives are Jenga towers:

intricate stacks of circumstance

that in a moment can

collapse around us.



22 Responses to “poem- Jenga”

  1. timthepoet Says:

    If we build our lives on sand that is.

  2. agarrabrant Says:

    But always remember, beauty remains, especially in the chaos and ruin!

  3. True. I’m Thankful that God is always there to pick up the broken pieces and put them together again.

  4. Tom Says:

    Jenna requires gentleness and patience as do the circumstances of our lives. And through grace, all will be well, even the occasional collapse.

  5. Reblogged this on touchdownohio and commented:
    you forgot to mention the weather …. i like it

  6. Jem Croucher Says:

    But then we re-stack and try it all over again…and again…and again..and…

  7. Jarrod C Says:

    Great symbolism!

  8. With my stumpy fingers, this is a sobering thought.

  9. cheryl622014 Says:

    Yes use this all the time…even bought a mini set to take as visual aid…take the woman out of teaching but….!

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