Thoughts And Prayers

For in all that foraging, through the minds eye
To kindle the peace; to wounds
You might try to placate
With words, in that private high.
To some, you would care
With their souls laid bare
And their supplicants made aware!
How goes it with you?
With the Word on your back
As you weave and tack
Through life’s raging sea?
Are your thoughts with creased brow
Or caressed as you bow
Like the willow, weeping at the world?
So then, take my soul and do what you will,
For I yearn for your favour, still.

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Mark Sandford

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I'm married, fifty seven years of age with two grown up sons. I work at the local railway station in customer service. I have always enjoyed writing poetry and short stories but for the past twenty years I have not written anything because the stream had stopped flowing and had all dried up. Lately someone had admired my recent work and opened up the log jam that had been there all that time and let the stream flow again. It is a great feeling and release.
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