Art Burggraaf is a member of Living Hope FRC, in Chatham, Ontario. He likes to write poetry and is our guest poet here at Plants & Pillars.

A Father’s Love

My daughter in love Life covered in roses Sweet fluttering heart fooled By this one who proposes   No Genuine spirit To be found in the lad A flourish of kindness For a lifetime of bad   I witness the wilds Of an eloquent user Today opening doors Tomorrow abuser   She sees delight Where…

Ruth

Entreat me not to leave thee I’ll be ever at your side When you’ve sorrowed I have sorrowed When I cried You dried my eyes   I will always call you mother All others I ignore Adoring the one God of your fathers Trusting Him forever more   Wherever your foot steps take you You…