In His Shadow

A tanka from reading Exodus 33

Mary Hood·Just now

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Darkness covers me

I run this way and that way

Seeking a light’s glance

If I can only sit still

My heart His glory will fill

The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem. A tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count form.

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About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. I love Jesus and sharing my faith through written words. I currently have a poetry blog and also write on My main focus is hope in Christ. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused.
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1 Response to In His Shadow

  1. I love these lines: If I can only sit still

    My heart His glory will fill


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