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Amanda McQuade

Amanda McQuade attended Ohio State University where she earned her B.A. in English concentrating in American Literature. By His grace the Lord saved her at a young age and she continues to marvel at the wonders of her Savior, striving everyday to know Him better. Her poetry has appeared in, or is forthcoming in, Flutter Poetry Journal and Three One Six. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles with her husband and writing-partner, Matt.

You, Enoch

i envy you, Enoch, for your footsteps
filled by the Lord
He passed His hours with you
deep in thought and understanding
in rest and with the brightest light of radiance
my mind could hope to conjure.

i envy you, Enoch, you were able to speak
to converse with the Creator
creature to Master, face to face
with the moonlight of His stride
lighting your way.

i envy you, Enoch, for you are already there
no grave portal to pass through
no fear of death, no cancer
or heart disease, or loneliness;
not feeble—strong to the end.

Copyright ©2007 by Amanda McQuade