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"A Prayer" | Lyrics of Lowly Life | Paul Laurence Dunbar | Lit2Go ETC

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Lyrics of Lowly Life

by Paul Laurence Dunbar

"A Prayer"

Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1913
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Dunbar, P.L. (1913). The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.5
  • Word Count: 64
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: challenge, journey, life, trials
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O Lord, the hard–won miles
Have worn my stumbling feet:
Oh, soothe me with thy smiles,
And make my life complete.

The thorns were thick and keen
Where’er I trembling trod;
The way was long between
My wounded feet and God.

Where healing waters flow
Do thou my footsteps lead.
My heart is aching so;
Thy gracious balm I need.