Penitent Prose

Tune: Heinlein

('Forty days and forty nights')

Psalm 38 v.18-22


I will my sin now declare

To you, Lord, with you it share

In my sorrow, forgive I

Ask you to do by and by


But my enemies are strong

Though I do after you long

They are vigorous, lively

Seeking now to trample me


They also that evil give

Unto me for good, I live

Following things that good be

But they taunt me constantly


Forsake me not, O LORD, you

My God are, I know it true

Be not far from me, help bring

LORD, you save, to you I sing


  • Teddy.15

    but do you not sin every time you sing? lol good morning dear orchi.

    • orchidee

      Thanks Teddy. Oops yes!

    • Goldfinch60

      If you sing to your lord he/she will disown you!

      • orchidee

        Thanks Gold. Oohh!

      • Saxon Crow

        I don't understand why people are telling you not to sing. God forgives everyone doesn't he?

        • orchidee

          Erm, yes, thanks SC.

        • dusk arising

          What have you been up to sinner?

          • orchidee

            Thanks dusk.

          • Accidental Poet

            Just wondering, does God have a set of ear plugs? 😉

            • orchidee

              Thanks AP. Yes, lol.

            • Jerry Reynolds

              Good write, Orchidee.
              Write a Talking Blues or a Rap then you don't have to sing.

              • orchidee

                Thanks Jerry. lol.

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