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Hungry but Never Satisfied

Poetic_Person posted this thread...
Feb. 17, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Faith is like being hungry
I think.
And it seems like
My stomach’s never full.
 
Almost like chewing on
A wad of gum.
My taste buds waver
And then I start to drool.
 
What can I do
To be satisfied?
So much is the longing
Of this heart.
 
I trust You, God.
So why do I feel
Half-empty, as though,
I’ve been missing from the start?
 
I never stop
Consuming Your life—
You see all
So you do know.
 
But still I’m restless,
Why am I restless?
Lord, I’m yours
Make me grow.
 
This isn't finished, but I wanted to see what people thought of it... so feedback please :)

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honoraryhobbitThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Feb. 19, 2013 at 7:09 pm

This poem made me smile, but it also made me think. I like how you mixed a lighthearted metaphor: chewing gum, being hungry- with a serious message. I think it's great when people do that. :)
This is nice. I look forward to reading the finished version, if you decide to put it up.

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Poetic_Person replied...
Feb. 20, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Thank you! 

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