Buxton Shippy

(7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Eternal Hope


Bewildered and devoured
by a sea of circumstances.
My mind throttled,
braced today
dread tomorrow.
Every breath of joy,
of hope, of peace,
misplaced or erased.

So I besought Him:
Glorious Redeemer,
King of Kings,
Lord of Lords,
who cares,
who builds up,
who carries me
on his wings of glory
making me victorious
over the Prince Of Despair.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Edited: Thursday, June 23, 2011
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