Author Archives: The Rural Iowegian

About The Rural Iowegian

I am the Rural Iowegian of www.ruraliowegian.wordpress.com a published author and an award winning photographer. I use this space to speak my mind. God Bless.

His Darkest Moment

In his darkest moment All alone Falling towards the pits of hell He cried out To his oft ignored God For an end In a flash of light His pain faded His distress gone And he heard a voice speak … Continue reading

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I Went for a Walk

I went for a walk In the woods To see what I could find. No cell phone service Denied me The ability to speak No radio signal Denied me My ability to hear No data hookup Denied me My ability … Continue reading

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Into The Night

Into the night we all must ride On a steed of blinding light Headlong onto our judgment day Having fought and lost to life. We stand before the final Judge Our deeds weighed against our sin No appeal will be … Continue reading

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The Monster

The artist paints the world Through rose colored glasses With a fantasier’s soul And it is a pretty street urchin on the canvas The realist sees The hideous monster As it is and always will be While it poses for … Continue reading

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The Book That Never Was

The writer stared at his creation lying on the desk The desk that had given him years of joy with its handcrafted beauty A story almost completed, but held back by a loss for words The missing pages eluding his … Continue reading

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The Compass

With 360 degrees of choice To seek out my future course No matter which direction I steer The winds bring me back home to you.  

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Here a Farm, There a Farm

I own a farm but do not farm to a farmer it’s easy to see That on that farm where I don’t farm there is no farmer in me.

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