On a Promise

On a Promise


in the sky

it seems

other than in eternity

on a promise

for all

a lie

to attain heaven


one grabs on

to its tail

in absolute despair

crawl to reach

I know it

I know it

believing is a test

endure is ever

forbearance on a promise

of challenge

because there is the long dark

for all a lie

in the sky

I am rationalising

Job was

on a promise



Mike Ferguson
Illustration Nick Victor

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2 Responses to On a Promise

  1. Thanks Nick, as ever, for the illustration

  2. Pingback: On a Promise – International Times | mikeandenglish

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