poems

Gratitude


I thank You for these gifts, dear God, Upon Thanksgiving Day For love and laughter and the faith That makes me kneel to pray. For life that lends me happiness, And sleep that gives me rest, These are the gifts that keep my heart Serene within my breast. Love, laughter, faith, and life and sleep, […]

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Friend


I would empty thy chalice of head-ache and pain, Would freshen thy desert with flowers and rain, Would draw out the bitter and pour in the sweet, And remove every thorn from the way of thy feet; Would sing in the gladness of summer and bloom, And sing out the sadness of winter and gloom, […]

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