A lovely child with one leg: Lord forgive me when I whine

26 05 2014

A lovely child with one leg: Lord forgive me when I whine

Today, upon a bus, I saw a lovely girl with golden hair.
I envied her. She seemed so gay, and wished I were as fair.
When suddenly she rose to leave, I saw her hobble down the aisle.
She had one leg, and wore a crutch. But as she passed – a smile.
O God, forgive me when I whine. I have two legs. ‘Me world is mine!

I stopped to buy some lollies. The lad who sold them had such charm.
I talked to him. He seemed so glad. If I were late, ‘it would do no harm.
And as I left he said to me, “I thank you. You’ve been so kind.
It’s nice to talk with folks like you. You see, I’m blind.”
O God, forgive me when I whine. I have two eyes. The world is mine.

Later, while walking down the street, I saw a child with eyes of blue.
He stood and watched the others play. He did not know quite what to do.
I stopped a moment, then I said, “Why don’t you join the others, dear?”
He looked ahead without a word, And then I knew he could not hear.


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