Blood Money


Money is exchanged
A life is stolen
Another life is irreparably changed
Sorrow overwhelms
Regret devastates
Hopelessness takes over
A light shines in the dark
Forgiveness reigns
In Jesus’ kingdom
And blood money
Has no power

Composition Date: January 19, 2017


About Holli Swank

Holli Swank has been writing for more than twenty years and finds great joy in sharing her deep faith in God through her poems. She is the mother of three children and has been married for almost 18 years. She also loves spending time with her two cats. Holli was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in mid-2013, giving her a unique perspective for her poetry.