Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


Our Need For Light - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

It is light that drives away darkness
It is light that opens our eyes to the new day
It is light that gives food to our body.

Think if we lived in total darkness
Think if we could not wake up to a new morning
Think if there was no light to make food?

Oh, Light of Power, shine over us
and dispel darkness of gloom and doom!

Oh, Light of Wisdom, guide our minds and hearts
to a new vision and wonderful insights!

Oh, Light of Life, supply us with the
food for renewal in the eternal cycle of our lives!


Comments about Our Need For Light by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • Valsa George (1/19/2013 12:27:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem! On reading this, I feel that this could have been my poem as I often entertain such thoughts in my mind! Nice that I could locate your site. Thanks for your wonderful comment on my poem- What Life Teaches! (Report)Reply

    Elizabeth Padillo Olesen(2/4/2018 4:03:00 PM)

    Thanks for your nice response. Keep on posting and connecting.

    (2/4/2018 4:02:00 PM)

    Thanks, Valsa George, for your comment. Sorry for responding only now. It is only now I got the chance to read your posted comment.

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  • Lyn Paul (1/13/2013 3:49:00 AM)

    Beautifully written. Thank You (Report)Reply

    Elizabeth Padillo Olesen(2/4/2018 4:04:00 PM)

    Thanks for leaving a posiitive comment here, Lyn Paul.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 5, 2013



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