Annie Louise Twitchell

Conquered

Oh God, what did you do?   How did you feel when you turned away from your son? Did your heart twist and seem to disappear from the pain? How did you feel when he said he'd do it, he would give up everything for those stupid beings you both loved so much? For a… Continue reading Conquered

Annie Louise Twitchell, poetry

Of God and Elephants

  The elephant on my chest is oblivious to my burning lungs and the way the light flickers around the edges of my vision. The elephant on my chest is just doing what elephants do. But it doesn’t make it any easier to breathe. Is there anyone out there who can take care of elephants… Continue reading Of God and Elephants

Annie Louise Twitchell, Mental Health, poetry

Carpenter’s Tears

Carpenter's Tears Do you think that He has forgotten you? Your body is a rotting wasteland of hollow bones and empty veins. Do you think that He has forgotten you? The carpenter’s hands are bleeding but still He reaches to take you in. Blood washes over, blood and love that cleanses, makes whole again. Humanity… Continue reading Carpenter’s Tears