Enigma Weekend Edition: 'In The End'

In The End
By H.W.

In the end, the
God-sent ice saved me.
The wreckage from the fire
Is still there, but
That is another poem for
Another time.
At first, I was scared of the
Ice. I didn’t want to be
Burned again, nor did I want
To accept something that did not
Come from Him.
Fearful that the ice would melt,
I frantically accepted its offer;
The offer promised me peace and a
New beginning.
Eventually, I came to realize
That I had no reason to fear
The ice. I just had to make
Sure that I wasn’t thanking
The ice for saving me.
I had to learn by enduring a
Crucible – that my worth does
Not lie in the fire nor the ice,

But in the Cross alone. 

Enigma is the art and literary magazine. Staff membership is open to any interested high school student. Each year’s staff is formed at the beginning of that school year. The Enigma staff is responsible for all aspects of production, from writing and artwork selection to layout and publication tasks. Members are also required to attend Coffeehouse readings. Items intended for publication may be submitted to the faculty adviser, Mrs. Carol Allen-Gordon

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