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The servant

From the servant on the mountain
came the song.
The clouds still leaking colours
and the tall grass,
dressed in yellow plumes;
the birds a burst of laughter in between.

This is the glory,
the land;
the rivers that run it,
the trees that forgive it,
the rain and the wind
its applause.

This from the servant,
the master
and heir to the land:
I shall stand here and learn
how to trust and obey.
I will stand here and love you forever.

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  1. Date: 5/29/2009 2:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week.

  1. Date: 5/28/2009 4:09:00 PM
    Thank you all. It's strange to see a poem I posted such a long time ago get so much attention... again. I've been fairly busy lately but I will try and post more poems soon, J.

  1. Date: 5/26/2009 3:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 5:25:00 PM
    Jan, congrats with your feature...Raul

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 5:18:00 PM
    Congrats on your featured write once again! Love, shar

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 1:28:00 PM
    Congrats Jan on "the Servant" being featured again. Vince

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 8:59:00 AM
    Congrats once again as you are being honoured once again with another feature of the week. We can’t get this kind of well deserved honour else where other than poetrysoup. Keep writing, you are a great poet… Leke

  1. Date: 5/25/2009 12:46:00 AM
    Jan, congratulations on your featured poem. It deserves to be chosen, nicely penned. Ernilando

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 5:21:00 PM
    Just wanted to drop by and add congratulations on having your poem featured to my other comment. Another honor for this poem. Enjoy! Karen

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 5:03:00 PM
    wonderful, wellcome! great lines "The clouds still leaking colours" "the birds a burst of laughter in between" Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/30/2008 7:11:00 AM
    A monumental acceptance of life's true beauty! A humbling read here Jan! Brgds. George