Poem: “Heavy Laden”

Heavy Laden

They’ve ruined me!

Their weighty words
assign work,
to my joy.

How can I let go this lack
of blessing?

I stick out my neck,
O Lord,
for your yoke.

Mary Harwell Sayler

A lifelong Bible student, Mary Harwell Sayler has written for Christian markets for 35 years and instructed other writers for over 20. Her work includes 25 books and hundreds of poems, articles, and devotionals. She also offers poetry critiques and numerous writing helps through her website www.thepoetryeditor.com.