General Poetry posted July 18, 2020


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Prayers every day for a daughter in continuing pain.

Ode to a Suffering Daughter

by HarryT

I feel profound sorrow for my daughter in daily pain
My eyes water when I think of her relentless suffering
Headaches, backaches and fatigue a constant drain
No pills or therapy capable of providing any buffering
 
Wish there would be found a magic cure
Proverbial silver bullet to ease endless hurt
Still she soldier’s on despite her discomfiture
Teaching in spite of this agonizing hair-shirt
 
Every day I pray to the Lord above for my daughter
Dream researchers will soon discover a remedy
End her struggle with miraculous curing water
Causing her agony to fade from each extremity
 
I admire her fight despite all she must endure
Please, God, help scientists find a silver cure

 


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