narrow way


Just as a 

wren wriggles

through a small hole

to nestle in the safe haven

of a snug and lofty bird house,


And a barn

cat walks thin

to gain access into

the cozy tunnel shelter of

stacked staw bales in winter,


Or a tiny

freckled gecko slips

itself through a crack

to enter, gratis, into

a tropical luxury hotel,


So any of

us sinner folk

may pass by faith

through the narrow gate

to live in peace and paradise.


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jdukeslee
    Jun 11, 2013 @ 14:12:10

    Lynn! Wow! These images, so vivid. The cat, “walking thin.” The gecko, slipping in, gratis.

    Great to meet you last night.


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