Linda Hepner

Veteran Poet - 1,186 Points (London)

Everyman, Woman, For Ernestine Northover - Poem by Linda Hepner

God’s knife cuts deeply into the shadowed valley
And let’s us fall there. Then we scramble up
And trudge along, bearing our earthly goods.

It’s not for us to make the final tally,
And not demand to drink from God’s own cup,
Or to do more than blindly in the woods

Pray that the rocky trail transforms to alley,
That God sustains us when we need to sup,
And that we find love in our neighbourhoods.

May you be blessed, that God’s mysterious face
Be turned towards you smiling, bearing grace.


LRH Feb 9th 2006


Comments about Everyman, Woman, For Ernestine Northover by Linda Hepner

  • Narayanan Kutty Pozhath (5/7/2018 9:29:00 PM)

    God is everything in our life. Believe in God.Believe in yourself. (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (8/6/2017 1:57:00 AM)

    Pray that the rocky trail transforms to alley,
    That God sustains us when we need to sup, spiritual and full of hope. may God's smiling face be turned to you.
    thank you dear poet. God bless u. tony
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    Linda Hepner(8/6/2017 2:10:00 AM)

    Thank you Dr. Tony! I had forgotten this. Be well and positive,
    Linda

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  • Ernestine Northover (1/10/2008 3:59:00 PM)

    Linda,
    Bless you. I have just found this one by chance and it has made my day. What a lovely write and just for me. I really do appreciate your lovely poem and all that is within it. It is beautiful and I am so glad I have found it after all this time. I shall put it in my favourites list immediately.
    Lots of love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (5/2/2006 9:13:00 AM)

    This is deep, spiritual, strong, and strength-giving. And the mood is so dignified and serene. And the rhyme, just wonderful. I'm certain that darling Ernestine will have taken solace from this poem. Thanks again, Lind.
    Love,
    Gina.
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  • (3/21/2006 2:42:00 AM)

    May we find love in our neighbourhood, Amen. A beautiful poem, full of faith and grace. Susie. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/9/2006 5:57:00 PM)

    Yes, we all join you in praying for Anthony........We are all sending her strength. Beautiful poem Linda. Sincerely, Mary (Report)Reply

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  • (2/9/2006 5:45:00 PM)

    Great poem Linda, I am sure the whole of Poemhunter is sending love and wishes for a speedy recovery to Ernestines husband. I know I am. 10 from smiling at you, Tai (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 9, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 29, 2010


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