Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


My Shepherd On The Road To Emmaus - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

In the valley of death
you come as a Shepherd
bearing the lamb away
from thorns and wolves.

In the road of darkness
you light the star above
to shine over us, convincing
doubting hearts that
the Saviour has watched.

In moments of my lingering pain
you offer the balm
from your loving hand
tending my wounds and scars.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Poem written during the time of my illness when I thought death was near.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 19, 2012



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