Hermann Hagedorn

(1882-1964 / United States)

Prayer During Battle - Poem by Hermann Hagedorn

Lord, in this hour of tumult,
   Lord, in this night of fears,
Keep open, oh, keep open
   My eyes, my ears.

Not blindly, not in hatred,
   Lord, let me do my part.
Keep open, oh, keep open
   My mind, my heart!


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 4, 2003



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