Living With Leah, but Longing for Rachel



This is my Leah
I do not want her
But I was told to serve
This is my Leah

I'm longing for Rachel
But for her I must wait
Serving away from her
This is my Leah

I did not ask for my Leah
But He said "Here!"
And who am I to refuse?
This is my Leah

My Rachel awaits
But first I must stay
For He will not forsake me
This is my Leah
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Submitted on November 14, 2009

Modified on April 27, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AbxA xxbA axxA xxxA
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 311
Words 77
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4

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