God's Day

February 4, 2010
I wake up early to a darkened sky
And hear the children with their nightmares cry
But a kiss and a hug is all they need
To fall back into a deeper sleep

I work for hours at an endless job
And see the workers with their painful throbs
But rest and food is all they need
So their families need not plead

I walk the road less traveled on
And hear not the birds in cheerful song
But a quiet ear is all they need
To sing their glory for their King

I stay awake in the night
And hear the prayers said with all their might
But alas I can not give
To those who refuse to believe I live.

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ShernayB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 6, 2010 at 5:04 pm

This is nice.

Somehow I feel like i know the meaning to this piece, but then again I'm a little confused.

But it is a very good piece.

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