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Ode to a windswept child

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Ode to a windswept child


Proud windswept child
How shall I not
Look onto thee with fright?
- The Lord has spoken,
Loud and clear -
His will men cannot fight.

The Lord has spoken,
Yes - He said -
"As Sarah thou shall be -
The mother of six millions,
Those perished and decieved."

The Lord had mercy over me -
He sent His Angels forth,
Those strong-winged guardians
With their hard,
Never failing support.

Until the end comes
I shall fear
To speak about their names:

Of Hunger,


Of Terror,


And of their brother -


Oh windswept child,
Thou need not say
What Lord has given thee -
The might of all Jerusalem,
The freedom of the sea...
And blissfully He lets you stand
Before my tearless eyes -
He gives you sheer naivety,
A will to be surprised.

So easily He lets you think
All power is now yours -
But lessons history shall teach
Will show that you were wrong...

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  1. Date: 2/10/2009 5:42:00 PM
    Very deep poem - Congrats on being featured - God bless - mj

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 10:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 6:36:00 AM
    Congratulations D.M., on this poem of depth, "Ode To A Windswept Child" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 2/9/2009 12:56:00 AM
    thought provoking ~ Arany

  1. Date: 2/8/2009 5:56:00 PM
    Much to think about here. Blessings to you for sharing your inspirational words. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Karen