Give me stature
Give me strength
Give me width
And give me length
Give me beauty
Give me health
Give me love
And give me wealth
Give me all that I desire
Give me passion
Give me fire
Give me peace
And give me light
That’s all I guess
Thanks God

Michael White
From "Poems & Images" available from PoemsandImages

"Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand."

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2 Responses
  1. Anonymous Says:

    very witty and very true to life

  2. V. Mahfood Says:

    I thought the very same thing! I'm glad you enjoyed this poem.