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  • Gary Hunter

Senior Talk at the Breakfast Table - June 7, 2020

by now you know

every safe rut contains

pot holes from hell and

crashing to the ground

is the surest way to

pound on God’s door

if you do have a slip and

make it through the night

I’ve heard He’ll come out

and make something hot

and sweet to go with

your morning coffee

a warm melting tenderness

soothing on bloody tongues

and while you’re enjoying that

He might hold your hand and ask

What are we going to do with you?


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