Thirsting Tale

Tune: Pastor Pastorum

('Faithful Shepherd, feed me')

Psalm 63 v.1-5


When in the wilderness

David did still bless

Your  great name, Lord, thirsting

Prayers to you [he] did bring


You are my God, early

Will I seek you, see

Longing for you in dry

Land, to me draw nigh


Desiring to see sure

Of your glory more

And your power, as I saw

In your house before


Your loving-kindness be

Better unto me

Than life, so my lips shall

Praise, and soul be well


I lift hands in your name

While I live, the same

Shall I pursue daily

Offer praises free


So my soul satisfied

You have not denied

My requests, me revived

Thirst quenched, not deprived


  • Goldfinch60

    Good one Orchi.

    • orchidee

      Thanks Gold.

    • Fay Slimm

      Fine write Orchi.

      • orchidee

        Thanks Fay.

      • Michael Edwards

        The pen doth not drieth O.

        • orchidee

          Thanks M. Some poems might turn out different, if I was to use thee and thou, etc. I thanks ye for ya (your) comment! But no one says thee and thou in everyday speaking now - only likely to be in churches that are traditional.

        • Clara

          I always feel such comfort reading your poems, O.

          • orchidee

            Thanks Clara. There won't be comfort if ya hear me sing them, heehee! You will think it's two cats fighting - but then I'm insulting cats. (C'mon Orchi, it can't be that bad. lol).

          • FredPeyer

            Orchi, when I read the title I thought you were going to write about your whiskey, but am glad I was mistaken.

            • orchidee

              Thanks Fred lol. Yep, it could have been about my whisky!

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