Green Earth Prayer

Let me rise with the morning
to join the day as it begins,
the long cover of night
pulled back with a prayer
lifted from the green earth
of my own body to life,
once more to life.




Green Earth Prayer


8 Responses to “Green Earth Prayer”

  1. Pichay says:


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  4. Bill Dare says:

    So inviting and timely too.

  5. ….once more to life, I give thanks…..

  6. jude says:

    Our bodies and the green of earth praying together for the sun of daylight….

    Oh, a lot more momentum than just “wishing.”

  7. Rebecca Hynes says:

    beautiful, Dad. Carries special meaning with that photo as well.

  8. You are a beautiful man to greet dawn with prayer. Thank you for your prayer and for your practice of poetry.

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