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Adversity Post by :shepherd Category :Poems Author :Laurence Alma-tadema Date :November 2011 Read :777

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Adversity

Black winds of the world!
There is pity in your breath,
Against wild tempest weaponing.

Grey clouds of the sky!
You are gentle in your shade,
Against night-darkness tempering.

Red wounds of the heart!
There is mercy in your blood,
Against hope-murder hardening.

Pale swoons of the soul!
You are tender in your pangs
Against dire death emboldening.





(The end)
Laurence Alma-Tadema's poem: Adversity

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