MY PROPHET RISING written by SCOTT UTLEY

My prophet rises from snow white sands. He is cut & bruised with bloody hands. His metamorphosis is marked by purple flowering feathered wings immaculately conceived. He reaches into the eye of the sky & fondles memories from before my time, back when this river flowed with twice its heart & the sky more volatile with twice its strike. When this desert land was twice as young, He walked along these very skies now dusked across my mind like a churning holy electrical explosion.
My prophet rises from the deep blue sea with gaping wounds for all to see. His metamorphosis is marked by the inhalation of deep & conscious breath. His yellow diamonds are draped upon his brawny chest strung side by side with cosmic thread. He is future, present & the past. He’s courage fed by fathers brave & mothers strong. They’ve taught him well, both right & wrong. This world unceasingly expands its view. With opened eyes & a child’s pride, He is my harness. I love this ride.
My Prophet rises. I am He. I’ve wept in pain but now I’m free. Upon this sand my heart is burned. There is so much I have to learn. My metamorphosis is marked by the song of my soul echoing through the cathedral of my mind. I know I am more than looks perceive. My well is full. I have no greed. Christ is here & surely bleeds. He is my lover. I am He.

joshua hhh

4 Comments Add yours

  1. madeleine swibel says:

    just wonderful

    Liked by 1 person

    1. SCOTT UTLEY says:

      thank you my love

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Uncle Tree says:

    Very riveting, Scott! And creatively visual, as well.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. SCOTT UTLEY says:

      Whoa! Thank you, thank you for taking the time to read it and thank you again for such generous and kind words.

      Liked by 2 people

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