The Troll of My Life

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By Kristie Wood, the Troll’s wife (Dedicated to All Those Happening Across the Bridge of Life)

He’s hairy. He’s scary—your trollish brute,

He’d rather be sweaty than smell of “Aloof”.

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He’s not what you’d think of your typical Troll

For he’s tall and quite slim with really no rolls.

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He’s not very gruff as his voice should be

But rather tender-spoken in all reality.

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He’s been ever steady from troll-youngster to present

With an unquenchable passion to know Someone who is omniscient.

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You may reason “This must be all part of his tricky bridge play!

He’ll try to catch me off guard with his seemingly gentle ways.

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Does he lurk under my bridge with a malice-filled heart?

Is his stomach growlin’ just thinkin’ of devouring my inner parts?”

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He spends hours and hours preparing each day

To eat you as breakfast, lunch, dinner – now pray?

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Have you met this dear Troll – the love of my life—

He has four somewhat Troll-like children and a wife.

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His wife can be ugly as Troll wives should be

With no make-up, big warts, and occasional snarling you see.

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For their four troll-like children can cause her deep dismay

When the fighting ensues and their yelling is now on display.

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The sad truth be told, we’re all very much Trolls

With our sinful, wicked hearts we cause each other great woes.

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However, we’ve discussed it quite thoroughly, we won’t eat you – we promise.

We’re really quite full of God’s Word and His faithful premise.

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To make us new creatures – “old things are passed away”

We’re new creations and we’ll live in heaven some day.

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Yet, there may be times when my Troll will seem gruesome indeed

For in speaking the truth, it may cause you to bleed.

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His purpose is not for your destruction

But rather to help you consider your bridge and its spiritual function.

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A Troll’s life is short. Yours will be too.

Is the bridge your soul’s standing on – tried and true?

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