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child's lament

dear heaven 
too soon to ask for forgiveness I know 
so bless me change my thought 
bless me change my habit 
bless me change my heart 

dear heaven 
too afraid to ask for challenge I know 
so bless me be more strong 
bless me find more love 
bless me understand this place  

dear heaven 
too hard to be glad at times I know 
but thank for all my excess 
thank for all my self 
thank for all my tragedy 
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Ofuonyebi 'Dinobi More than 1 year ago
well done, great job
Barbara Cadogan More than 1 year ago
Nice reading.
yvonne sensing More than 1 year ago
well done
Zachary Bortel More than 1 year ago
I think it is very well written
Sheri Moroe More than 1 year ago
I can feel your pain and loss, the calling out to heaven for strength, well done.
William Mose More than 1 year ago
It's a fine poem, but the middle of each stanza it seems that the sentences are incomplete, or not punctuated properly. I'm no expert, but clarity is what we're after. 'Bless me change my habit'. I read this sentence twice, wondering whether the word 'to' was missing between 'me' and 'change'. Otherwise, It's a good poem. My poetry is never finished.
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