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Forgiveness

A poem by Beverly Stock.

Clemency, compassion, mercy and grace

In this sparse ecclesiastical space.

Absolution only if we repent.

If, for our souls triumph, we vent and let.

Open and ask for a lenient ear.

Forgiveness holds no assurance, I fear.




Beverly Stock is an American poet living in St. Louis. Her work has been published on ClassicalPoets.org, at theChainedMuse.com, on Persimmontree.Org, and on the Webzine Lighten Up Online.

Forgiveness

© 2018 Beverly Stock


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