Daniel F. Andriesse
To Walk The Path
I said, "Let me walk in the fields."
He said, "No, walk in the town."
I said, "There are no flowers there."
He said, "No flowers, but a crown." I said, "But the skies are black;
There is nothing but noise and din."
And He wept as He sent me back.
"There is more, " He said, "There is sin." I said, "But the air is thick
And fogs are veiling the sun."
He answered, "Yet souls are sick