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

Mary Harwell Sayler is a lifelong lover of Christ, the Bible, the Church, prayer, and poetry. Her published works include hundreds of poems and 27 books in all genres. She discusses poetry forms and techniques on the Poetry Editor & Poetry blog.