A Moment's Grace



Sitting alone in a nearby church,
pondering the life around me;
Wondering why we all seem lost,
in this complex society.

Surely I'm not the only one,
who questions the role of man;
Determining how to make amends,
and love each other the best we can.

Lighted candles glow on the altar,
as white roses lay at Mary's feet;
The mother of Christ whose son sacrificed,
His earthly life without defeat.

This lovely place I often visit,
where peace and calm take my hand;
Inspire visions of a world that's whole,
as we interpret God's own plan.

One moment of grace is all we need,
to give of our hearts each day;
This humble gesture can only prove,
our true mission is here to stay.
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Submitted on March 01, 2017

Modified on April 11, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXA XBXB XCXC XXXB XDXD
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 655
Words 125
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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  • fran_c
    A great poem for the Lenten Season.
    LikeReply1 year ago

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