Dance With the Devil

by Tony   Mar 2, 2018

If a man can wrestle God and win
Then the devil has no chance
And if the prideful angel comes
He will fall before my hands

I am not saying that my faith is strong
Nor am I filled with pride
I just know what I am made of
And the strength I have inside

There is nothing in this world I fear
Neither death nor being forgotten
The first is unavoidable
The latter feeling is all too common

I have been through hell on earth
And the flames have left their mark
They forged me into something harder
And in my eyes they left a spark

Very rarely do they ignite
But on occasions when they do
The source of the explosion
Would do best to leave the room

For in that exquisite moment
I truly forget myself
Filled to the brim with wrath
And just want to share the wealth

If he truly is behind my pain
If he's the poison in my well
I will show him a level of hurt
Revelations could not foretell

I'll send him screaming back to hell
At the conclusion of my advance
But I plan to take my time with him
A slow and steady dance


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  • 1 year ago


    Tony, be careful when you dance with the Devil, he steps on toes! Like your style, you sound like a Military man, your write has that flavor to it. By the way, when Jacob wrestled with the Lord it was a tie, because the Glory IN Jacob was equal to the Lord himself, God cannot overcome himself. Jacob then was told; You have power with God (Just like Daniel). At that time Jacob didn't know it, but it became revealed to him later with the Lord proclaiming; I AM the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.(The wild Ass) Nice work, Blessings, Ken

    • 1 year ago

      by Tony

      I am familiar with the story, it's one of my favorites. I wrestled for 7 years and a stalemate with the Almighty is a win in my book ; )

  • 1 year ago

    by Ren

    Wow. A powerful write, and flawlessly rhymed, as always. Well done!