Steven Federle

Freshman - 605 Points (1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

Penitent - Poem by Steven Federle

I burnished my heart.

Proudly trusting my love,
I generously gave it
to myself.

But still you embraced me
and beyond all reason
made of me
your golden lamp,

to shatter sin’s deceiving night
with your never-ending
reflected light.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 26, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 28, 2011

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