Psalm 120 — I Am For Peace

An English Sonnet

A night city street with a lunar eclipse centred in the sky above. A person is silhouetted walking away from the viewer.

Redeem my soul, O Lord, from lying lips,
For I have dwelt too long where they hate peace,
As if beneath a lingering eclipse.
O Love and Light, I pray that You increase!
God, what shall You give to the false and cruel?
Their words like flaming arrows coming fast;
Wise in their own heart, they are but fools:
They cannot see that You have moved on past.
Love, lift me up and carry me with…



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