the ragged world

the ragged world

the bright bauble
that clogs our minds
impels us into
its embrace

at what point
do we realize
we cannot
measure it
with the span
of our hand
nor subdue
its breadth
to our knowing

man is not
the gauge
of everything
pride warps the
boundary lines
and fudges
the increments

through
the humble door
alone
can the thread-bare
ragged world
be seen
in clarity

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By the World

By the World

By the world

    Crushed and defeated

By its love

    All scorned away

By The Lord

    Brought in and greeted

Made to overcome

    For His love will stay.

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