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Berniece Penner


Alone With God at Daybreak


I pour coffee
As day breaks
To meditate and pray
Alone with Him.

The evening before
Laurence ground beans.
Early morning,
I pour coffee.

On the brown recliner
With my worn Bible
I sip coffee
As day breaks.

Isaac went to the field.
Jesus to a mountain.
I go to the living room
To meditate and pray.

Earthen mug empty
Day comes bouncing in.
Outward clamor, inward
Alone with Him.

Submitted: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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