Where is Tomorrow??? #devotion #poetry #photography


love me calla

What shelf is broad enough

to place my burdens and my pains?

what jug deep, wide and stout

my tears won’t wash away?

Where can I lay my head

a little rest to gain?

your hand I reach for in the night

and beg you please to stay

*

I wander in the shadows now

not sure what tomorrow brings

but this my cry into the night

I will not fail to sing

my voice no longer is in tune

(tho) you hear with no hindering

I smile because I know you care

you bear me on broad wings

This poem is written to encourage any of you who feel too weak to raise your head off the pillow of sorrow, loneliness or pain.

Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him…

 Psalm 37:7

On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

Psalm 62:7

Be still black back

 

 Today – I’d like to share this with Poet’s Pantry and GodVerse.

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21 thoughts on “Where is Tomorrow??? #devotion #poetry #photography

  1. Beautiful poem, Leslie. Really, I could see it as a song. Those last two lines take my breath away. As I begin the day & head off to church I will think about ‘you bear me on broad wings.’ And I know He always will.

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  2. I love the way you started your poem, Leslie. You convey that feeling of heaviness that sometimes seize us in a very powerful manner. I also like the comforting and uplifting words at the end.

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