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Keep Me in a Starry Awe

Keep Me in a Starry Awe

by: Shirley Satterfield

Keep Me in a Starry Awe 🌟

The sky is big, and I am small,
And the worlds will be here when I am gone,
No longer gazing up from my front lawn.

But You didn’t live
And die for planets, Lord,
So keep me safe in one accord
With universe and Spirit, Lord,
And divide my Flesh from bone
With Your Mighty Sword,
And make my soul
Your child, an eternal ward.

The sky is big and I am small.
Keep me, God, in a starry awe.

Shirley Satterfield
Shirley Mandel Satterfield is a Baltimore girl from way back who was raised in the rough and tumble world of a steelworkers family and writes Christian poetry, memoirs and nonfiction. She has lived to survive a life fraught with domestic violence, child abuse, and mental illness and writes to help others to survive the same kinds of things. After becoming a radiology technician, she went on to serve in the U.S. Army and later on in life attended Averett University in Danville, Virginia as a nontraditional student earning two B.A. degrees in English and journalism and was awarded the Ember Award for Excellence in Poetry by the campus literary magazine. She was also named correspondent of the Day by the Richmond Times Dispatch for a letter she wrote to the editor concerning the importance of compassionate treatment and the acceptance of the mentally ill by society.
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Michelle(@michelle) (@michelle)
1 year ago

Fascinating shirley ..truly πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ’«

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