Treasure Island

Mandi Higginbotham

(7/17/1976 / Biloxi, MS)

The Prayer


Oh dear sweet heaven
Tell me why I feel contempt
So deep in my heart
Tell me why I feel lost
And why I cannot trust.

Oh dear sweet heaven
Tell me why the serpents
Find me and fill me with fear
Tell me why you hate me so
My dear sweet heaven...

Oh dear sweet heaven
Give me peace or damn me
Give me serenity or
Take me now and
Spare my aching heart...

Submitted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Edited: Friday, August 27, 2010
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