Liilia Talts Morrison

Gold Star - 4,968 Points (August 20,1937 / Estonia)

When Striving Is Ended - Poem by Liilia Talts Morrison

When striving is ended
And safety upended
Dream segments are blended
Frail sanity rended
All chores left untended
Hope quickly suspended
Suffering untended

Till the final ending
From a hidden bending
Brightest angels tending
Whose life was appalling
Lazarus attending

At the Master’s bidding
Clean salvation bringing
Like a north star shining
At his feet reclining.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about When Striving Is Ended by Liilia Talts Morrison

  • Margaret O Driscoll (1/9/2016 4:04:00 AM)


    A poignant piece, Liilia (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Friday, May 7, 2010



Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
[Report Error]