To The Old Man

by Winnifred Eze

On my own, I can never defeat thee
For with my flesh, you team up against me.
So, I humbly make my plea known to Mercy
Who brings my flesh subject to the Spirit.

And when thou arise to whisper thy lies,
And pull me to the path where I lose the fight,
Then Mercy will arise to rescue me
And save me from thy terrible grip.

Eze Winnifred is a creative writer and poet who lives in Nigeria. She enjoys writing rhymes and helping other writers become better at what they do. She is a Law student, and also enjoys knitting, reading and viewing arts.

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