Stephen Gospage on Peace poet Antony Owen reads Nagasaki poem at Westminster
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Where have you gone?
Where has your mercy fled?
Do you see the tears
drenched upon my bed?
Do you hear my cries for shelter?
Do you remember me at all?
Please tell me you’re not just watching
As my kingdoms rise and fall.
One hundred and twenty days
And still I cannot breathe.
Have you buried me beneath
A burden that will not leave?
I know you s...
Wednesday 9th March 2022 3:06 pm
I've thought about this deeply.
I've given it my all.
I wish I had more than just one head
to beat against this wall.
All the shoulds and shouldnt's blur my vision,
wont's and cant's clog up my ears.
And now everytime someone says "I can"
I burst right into tears.
I stood on top this promise
of a mustard seed so little.
I gave a faith so boldly
Tuesday 8th March 2022 3:28 pm
God, I know you’re good.
You’re gentle and you’re kind.
You quiet the restless heart,
With words it cannot find.
You tether the most wayward souls,
Drawn away by the slightest breeze.
You answer the most daring questions,
With sovereignty and ease.
All you do is good,
It’s the only way you know how to be.
How else could the Lion
Befriend a sheep like me?...
Monday 7th March 2022 9:37 pm
In this dark night of my soul
at the hands of unkind men,
when they looked at me and saw no value,
except for every now and then.
In those moments of quiet desolation,
when I begged to hear your voice,
when I pleaded for you to save me
and when I wrestled with your choice.
For all the ways I can forgive them,
though it makes no sense at all.
The winds of a...
Monday 7th March 2022 5:33 pm