They seek a country

Give us no kingdom but your own,
Give us no king but you alone;
Give us the eyes to see your face,
Give us the hearts to heed your grace;
Give us the promised land.

~ Josh Bauder, Abraham (2014)

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About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love traditional poetry.
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