The Poetry of John Syrmis
Maleny Queensland Australia

THE RHYME OF REBIRTH
WHEN ONE UNDERSTANDS
THE POETRY OF POWER
ANTHEM
WITH GOD ON OUR SIDE
THE DREAM CREATION
OF WHAT MEANS SO MUCH
TO SING THE SAME SIMPLE SONG
ON A TUESDAY AFTERNOON
IN THE COUNTRY OR THE TOWN

The portrait of a prayer .

It’s a calling in the small hours
that echo’s down the days
with a mention for the meaning made
to save and so be saved
a resonance in a knowing place
a promise heaven sent
for the turning wheel as it brings to mind
the reason to repent

A longing in the heart of all
a soul of greater worth
a spirit in the summer song
real love in life’s rebirth
a touch of true believing
the portrait of a prayer
and the light of new beginnings
in a world beyond compare

For a mention in the scheme of things
as the future comes to pass
with a lantern showing the view to home
from the pathway of the past
A picture of the perfect prize
a giving goal to gain
a welcome vision of the one
the last thought to remain

In the waking wisdom of knowing self
the way endured to earn
the wealth of given freedom
to herald it’s return
With a touch of true believing
the portrait of a prayer
and the light of new beginnings
in a world beyond compare .

© JOHN. A. SYRMIS.







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