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An Act Of Contrition

Forgive me God, I've sinned against heaven
From ever since I got my reasoning power;
And though I promised you to give up sin,
I fell repeatedly in devil's snares.

O God of mercy infinite, and love!
I know my trespasses have hurt your Son;
My faults have also nailed Him on the cross;
I am ashamed of all misdeeds I did.

I fell a victim to the tempter's baits;
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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: spiritual
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