Bancroft Boreland

Rookie - 0 Points (February 14 / Jamaica)

A Prayer - Poem by Bancroft Boreland

I have made mistakes, I have done much wrong
Thank you for giving me the strength to go on
There was evil and darkness in my heart
Thank you for being my light in the dark
I came to this world and I know
That someday I will be leaving
But thank you that I am still breathing
I have not the words to say
To express my gratitude for every moment of every day

I fear that not even eternity
Can satisfy my appetite for life
Is there a place in paradise for me?
After I die, where will my soul be?
Dear creator, will you answer me?

Comments about A Prayer by Bancroft Boreland

  • (6/6/2011 2:34:00 PM)

    Apart from our lord's praya, i think this is more than enough for morning devotion.I totally love this.Thumbs up to the poet'BANCROFT BORELAND', cuz this is great. (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

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?

Poem Submitted: Monday, June 6, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Television
    Roald Dahl
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]