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Lucia Haase

About this Christian Poet:
I have two grown children, and live in Spring Valley, Illinois with my husband Jim. I started writing poetry 12 years ago, I have been published in several small press publications including Ancient Paths, The Christian Guide, Time of Singing and The Lighthouse. A Christian book of poems, Author Of Heaven and Earth, includes my recent poem, "In the White Cloud's Gleaming Fleece." I recently won first place in Writers Journal poetry contest for my poem "Amelia."

Upon the Mount

Sweet music softly flows from lute and lyre;
from bodhram beats the ever-ancient past,
and notes are still the same within the fire
of truth—Your words engrained in us still last.

The day is different, yet it's still the same;
upon the mount, Your open arms and hands
still beckon us with truth that shall remain
within us...by Your grace—we understand.

Upon this mount, I listen while you speak—
Your sermon, instrumental in my life.
As others on the mount, I too shall seek
Your way, as though an ever-playing fife.

Upon this mount, my love to You, I give—
Oh You, who conquered death so I could live...

Copyright ©2007 by Lucia Haase