Guillermo Veloso

Bronze Star - 2,782 Points (September 25 1962 / New York City)

A Mouse’s Prayer - Poem by Guillermo Veloso

We petition for hours, beg for happiness
Cling and crave the passing minutes
But a mouse’s prayer is answered
With crumbs and a piece of cheese
I will pray now
In the way I do
In the way of a church mouse
No words
No god
No resurrection
Just profound gratitude
For a troubled path
Of thorn and light

Topic(s) of this poem: gratitude


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015



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