Broken pieces
Broken hearts

Shattered lives
Shattered parts

What do I do
With this
Fragmented existence

Painful days

Hateful words
Distrusting gaze

Lay it all
At the foot
Of the beautiful cross

Restored lives
Restored parts

Mended pieces
Mended hearts

Composition Date: November 4, 2011

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.