Until I see your load

My burdens are heavy
I complain to God
Why? I cry aloud
Until I see your load

Blessings from God
I take for granted
Blood covers you
Out-weighs my burden

A migraine. I mourn
Pills to ease pain
Thorns pierced you
I forget my burden

A paper cut. Ouch!
Ointment to sooth.
Lashes on your body
My burden is nothing

How selfish am I
When you suffer more
Your body tortured
I thank God for my load

By C.E. Pereira


Author: cepcarol

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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