Sunday, October 30, 2016

Prayer for All Souls Day

Oh fill me with your
sacred fire.
I long to rise from

this moldering pyre, 
but I'm trapped
beneath the dying sun.  

Your love
is just beyond my reach, 
and sight fails  
as I falter 
and back 
to basic earth

O, lift me
with your mighty hand
and once again
I'll live.

(1 Nov. 2013)

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