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Sew A Stronger Stitch
by Alan D Busch
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
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Strive to become you b'ezras HaShem (with God's help) ...

Teach me to become all who I am.

May I turn the key to unlock Your sage text.

Grant me an understanding of this, Your world

that I will merit my portion in the next.


How frail are we by Your hand You formed

while expecting from us so much in return.

that even upon my efforts spent

the depth of Your well I cannot discern.


Struggling to live life worthily of Your breath

my soul into me You did breathe,

fault me none too severely when I lapse,

from this world when its my time to leave.


My fabric is torn, it I need mend

I sew but to no avail it doth seem. 

Fashion my stitch with thread of stronger weave ...

May I merit in Your eyes "orech yamim".*

 
*orech yamim": length of days

 

Alan D. Busch

May 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 11/23/2008
Spiritually prayerful, thank you for sharing these thoughts, Alan. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Micki Peluso 5/4/2008
Alan,

What a wonderfully deep and meaningful poem! You are full of surprises and all of them pleasant. I love your writing style.

Best regards, my friend,

Micki Peluso, author of AND THE WHIPPOORWILL SANG , a memoir of love and lost
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/30/2008
Almost as a spiritual prayer it bring many soothing tones and reflections to this wonderful written artwork....

Be always safe,
Karen
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