faith

all i wanted was nothing i needed
when wanting
my need
superceded

i was told life is work
i was taught to work hard

i never knew faith

i thought
to control

even the sun
had to learn
without spin
the earth burn

even the sun
cannot control
all it made
all it touched
verdant spring
so inspired

even the sun
needs some faith
every night
to surrender
every night
we remember

every life
owes a debt
toward the sun

every morning
when the light comes
every life
looks up

to credit
the sun
its creation

far away
from me now

may my blood
sweat and tears
be the same
so my needs
my want
supercedes

without it
the darkness
eternally
leads

8 responses to “faith

  1. Very well written. πŸ™‚ I agree that we need faith, faith in love, in better life… But I prefer faith without religion.

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  2. Great stuff, Katya. Nice imagery, lovely connecting the earth and sun to day and night, and our own needs and wants. Workin’ for the man etc! But bringing it beyond the everyday. πŸ™‚

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