Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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They bought their sumptuous ways
in this world, squandering the price
of a life to come, denying veritable signs
belittling wisdom, not surrendering
to the power of good works and prayer
later finding themselves abandoned
alone on a desolate stretch, calling out
yet no answer, clouds fleeing, fear
streaks, left only to embrace remorse.

Jan G. Otterstrom F. June 11, 2014