Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

(1814 - 1841 / Russia)

The Prayer - Poem by Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

When faints the heart for sorrow,
In life's hard, darkened hour,
My spirit breathes a wondrous prayer
Full of love's inward power.

There is a might inspiring
Each consecrated word,
That speaks the inconceivable
And holy will of God.

The heavy load slips from my heart--
Oppressing doubt takes flight,
The soul believes, the tears break forth--
And all is light, so light!


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010



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