by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

At least to pray is left, is left
Language: English 
Available translation(s): GER
At least to pray is left, is left.
O Jesus! in the air
I know not which thy chamber is, -
I'm knocking everywhere.

Thou stirrest earthquake in the South,
And maelstrom in the sea;
Say, Jesus Christ of Nazareth,
Hast thou no arm for me?

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 46