L-rd,
my prayer
rises before You
like incense.
Tree-top morning mist.
Heaven-reaching.
Full of light.

And when I pray
I hear
You say
in a way
most kind
and loving,
“I know, I know.”

G-d
is too wonderful
for words,
yes.
Yet,
My words
of love for G-d
are gifts from G-d
for me
to share.  [1]

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[1] c. 1997 by Eli Mallon