David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,602 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

An Agnostic Jew To His Good Christian Wife - Poem by David McLansky

I live in hope that your faith
Is not delusion tempering fear
In hope your prayers are not a waste
That God and Heaven at death appear;
Then I will rise my strength restored
Then we will walk as children walk
Hand in hand before our Lord
I too ashamed to even talk;
And through the savings of your grace
The compounded goodness of your days
That I can join you in that place
And be forgiven in your praise;
But if my doubts are proven true,
That life as atoms do decay,
My heaven was in knowing you,
Your tender, loving sum of days.

Comments about An Agnostic Jew To His Good Christian Wife by David McLansky

  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (2/11/2013 8:44:00 AM)

    If love is God; God is love, this poems makes true sense to me.A biblically inspired fine poem (Report) Reply

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  • Gajanan Mishra (2/11/2013 4:45:00 AM)

    tender loving sum of day. I like it. My heaven in you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, February 11, 2013

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