Unworthy

January 3, 2012
By MissyMae GOLD, Wigan, Other
MissyMae GOLD, Wigan, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Faith is taking the first step when you don't see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King Jr.


The ways that I love you,
For they can be counted on one’s fingers,
Does not mean they are unworthy.
One does not need to know
How you are my Beloved
Companion. Or how I would love thee
More after death, if God permit.
For the ways that I love thee,
Cannot be compared to thy Holy God
Nor faith. But to the glory of life,
The flutter of a young’s eye.
On one hand, I am able to count.
On one finger, I am able to show -
That I love thee with all that I am,
For all I do, bears your name in soul.
Behold, the way that I love thee.

The author's comments:
Includes references to and inspired by Sonnet 43, Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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