RIC S. BASTASA


Looking At The Universe In Our Very Callous Palms


our prayer is
our work,

our praises are our
hands
stretched to find
the shortness of breath
of other
people

our blessings are
the rains

our achievements are
what others have become because of
our endearments

and let our failures be
the success of those who really need it

let others live
let them be what we are not

our faces are the faces of
God

looking at the universe
in our very callous palms

Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, August 01, 2014

Topic of this poem: life


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