Shalom Freedman

Veteran Poet - 1,725 Points (Troy New York)

The Poem Before The Journey


THE POEM BEFORE THE JOURNEY

The poem before the journey
The prayer of safe return
The prayer for the well- being of loved ones
The prayer

Always the prayer.

God, I ask so so much of You
And what do I have to give?
Anxiety and fear instead of faith and trust.

I pray to you now also
Do I have the right to?

Forgive me,
And help us through this all.

Submitted: Saturday, March 28, 2009

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