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A Poem by Cindy Bousquet Harris: "The Name"

September 28, 2018

                     

 

                           

 

                                                  The Name

 


                                                  Name so holy

                                                  none could speak, nor hope

                                                  to venture near;

                                                  astounding, that the awesome One

                                                  would choose

                                                  to meet us

                                                   

                                                  here. To grace

                                                  our undeserving path

                                                  with His steps

                                                  close to ours,

                                                  lift us up

                                                  in tenderness

                                                     

                                                  by Hands

                                                  that made the stars.

                                                  Unworthy souls,

                                                  unworthy! We know it

                                                  to be true.

                                                  He would not

                                                   

                                                  disagree

                                                  and still

                                                  He came

                                                  for me and you;

                                                  by the perfect Blood

                                                  of Christ – He is

                                                                                                      

                                                  our Passover Lamb –

                                                  we dare

                                                  to breathe the Name

                                                  of Him

                                                  who is

                                                  the great “I Am”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                 (by Cindy Bousquet Harris)

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Cindy Bousquet Harris is a poet and a licensed marriage and family therapist. Her poems can be found in Eclectica, Indiana Voice Journal, Blue Heron Review, Inlandia: A Literary Journey, and in several anthologies, including Poemeleon’s Over the Moon. Cindy’s had the pleasure of giving poetry readings at the Claremont Library, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, and at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA. She facilitates poetry workshops for at-risk youth through Women Wonder Writers, and is one of the editors at Spirit Fire Review. Born and raised in the Midwest, Cindy now lives in southern California with her husband and their children. You can contact her at: cmbharris@netzero.net 


 

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