Treasure Island

Michael Shepherd

(8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Pride - for Mike


You, Lord, are the pride
You are the bananaskin
You are the fall
I am the fall guy
You are regret
You are humility
You come before

Submitted: Friday, April 28, 2006

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  • Mike Finley (4/28/2006 2:30:00 PM)

    'The fall guy' - outch!

    There should be more ambivalence in prayers!

    'Our father, I suppose thou art in heaven...'

    You know, I had to do quite a lot of looking to find this! (Report) Reply

  • Scarlett Treat (4/28/2006 11:28:00 AM)

    I don't know if you knew it or not, Michael, but that is in the bible. The actual quote was 'Before the world was, I AM! ' This is both powerful and beautiful. (Report) Reply

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