Pay Attention

Richard Groff 1957 (Pottstown, Pa.)



Who has heard our message Lord?
Does anyone even listen?
Now if we play a sour chord,
There’s something they won’t be missing.

Your words will never come up void!
Of this I am assured!
But how much longer will it be?
Till the righteous are restored.

I watch as evil rules the earth.
And blinds the hearts of men!
I wish somehow, we could break through,
And rescue all of them.

What was lost can now be found.
Your words they tell me so.
But if they won’t pay heed,
It’s into ruin they will go!
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Written on December 12, 2007

Submitted by dawg4jesus on January 23, 2023

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXAX XXXA XXXX XBXB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 504
Words 115
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4

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