Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

December, 2020

Your Wily Way

Wheedle you may me through the day That I might succumb to your wily way, But I have a mind of my own, Don’t you know, to take it slow And give consideration Despite your persuasion. Got to think it all through before I do What may not be right when the light Is shed […]

Wandering Aramean

Like the wandering Aramean God called you to follow Him When you would have gone astray Flailing and tripping day to day But good He was to save your soul, Bind you up and make you whole. Now come opponents left and right Thinking that they have the might But really nothing knowing While in […]

Greatest Regret

My greatest regret and lamentation Was that moment when I crept up Behind my singing wife and Laughed while she sang out with joy To herself, the angels, and to God. As I chucked at a tune imperfect To the sophisticated ear, She discovered my eaves drop And did stop, quite disturbed Never again to […]


Silence! Silence!  Tell nobody When you do a deed that’s true. You don’t need that praise and glory, Someone else will tell your story. Let devils cry and saints rejoice. Way up there is where the voice That matters must be heard and Righteous deeds flow from the Word. Angels ever will declare Deeds down […]

Old Guys Must Trust

Aged men may have an affection But can find no erection To fulfill their wishful desires And so not so suffer in the mire Where wantons wander in lust Those old guys must trust In the plan of the Boss Who came down from the cross And back up after three Days for the world […]

Not Steppin’ In It

Know why you gotta bury your shit? ‘Cause you don’t want to Lord to step in it. Yeah the Word ways He’s walkin’ ’round Here and there and could be found Right there in your yard true blue You thought it was only for you Boo-hoo what kinda fool Leaves it around to bother the […]

Baptism Day, Petra

It’s happy Baptism Day to Petra An excellent girl etcetera A good witness of a daughter Who’s brought others to the water And delivered them from strife Bringing them that life Which comes from above. Got that kindness and love That warms the heart And helps others depart From the ways of the fool And […]

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