Sunday, January 27, 2019

A cry, heard

After Psalm 6

A cry from the heart,
a cry is heard,
the heart’s tears
have flowed into ears,
a cry is heard,
a cry for mercy
unmerited, unjustified,
undeserved, yet
the cry is heard and
Enemies retreat,
sorrows retreat,
anguish retreats
in the balm
of acceptance.

Photograph by Vinicius Amano via Unsplash. Used with permission.