Monday, May 5, 2008

An Experience With Holy Sonnet 14

Shall I ask you to batter my heart?
Shall I ask you my sins to subdue?

Surely you are sovereign!
Surely you care too!

Shall I tell you, like Donne, how I am prone?
Shall I ask you to ram my heart through?

For unless you chain me,
only sin will my heart spew

Written by Stephen Stanford

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