Post more comments

Ted Blue


The Road


We shed these orbs of regret-these tears,
because we are suffering, in our own condition.
Crying loudly, we hope the Lord most-high hears,
as we make our sincere request, for divine restoration.

We take refuge in the dark to hide what we have done,
but crawling out of shelter, our sins are revealed in the sun.
Please cleanse them almighty, we put forth this plea,
leaving us reborn, and bursting with glee.

Only your power-revealed by your nature,
can set straight this path that we have veered.
Encase us in your vessel-man, this sick creature,
and we will travel the righteous path that you have steered.

Submitted: Sunday, September 22, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Road by Ted Blue )

Enter the verification code :

  • Timothy Caffery (9/22/2013 7:29:00 PM)

    So, is your poem a torch on this road... Perhaps against all proper poet manners, I would have used 'Son' in place of your 'sun'... But, not to be overtly crude, both are but mere symbols to me. I do like the poem very much. Sincerity is the core of any great poem, and you definitely bare your heart brightly. Wonderful piece. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. An English Poet & His Villa Poet's Corner, Bijay Kant Dubey
  2. Manage, Juliet Languedoc
  3. The Stone Circle, Jacqueline Nash
  4. Youth, Lisa Blossomdale
  5. Sounds Of My Beating Heart, Lisa Blossomdale
  6. Words, Meaningful Empty Words, Lisa Blossomdale
  7. Cruelty..., Hafeni Nghidinua
  8. Me, Lisa Blossomdale
  9. Cry Me A River, Lilly Emery
  10. Admiration, tallulah montegue

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Browning

After
by Robert Browning

Take the cloak from his face, and at first
Let the corpse do its worst!

How he lies in his rights of a man!
Death has done all death can.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]