Send me an angel

A cloud of disquietude
Hovers above me
Like a blanket of gloom
Oh! Lord my God
Lift this veil off me
Light my path
Show me the way
Guide me aright
Quicken my mind
For me, family and man
Lest I slip
Slip into this dark abyss
Abyss of nothingness
Please, please Lord
Send me an angel




Poetry by chuma okafor
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Written on 2021-07-15 at 14:05

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josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
Brilliant emotive writing! A prayer for us all in this dark age. Bravo!
2021-07-15


Steven Riddle The PoetBay support member heart!
You ARE the angel—thank you for this beautiful prayer-poem! We all must be angels for one another, helping to bear the burdens of the day—thank you so much for lifting my day by your sharing.
2021-07-15