The World Weeps – A Triolet

I missed Open Link Night at dVerse Poets Pub last week, so this week I wrote a poem on Sunday evening so I’d be ready.

The World Weeps

The world weeps for itself alone
Jesus wept with compassion, love
Knowing how lost we would become
The world weeps for itself alone

If we saw with our Savior’s eyes
What a difference we could make
The world weeps for itself alone
Jesus wept with compassion, love

About Linda Kruschke

I am a Jesus Freak, and I don't care who knows it. I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter, and friend. My blood family is only part of the larger family of Christ that I belong to. I love to write, especially about my dear Savior.
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10 Responses to The World Weeps – A Triolet

  1. May the Lord show me the way of compassion! Beautiful words.

    Love, Gladwell

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  2. Debbie says:

    What a beautifully done triolet, showing us Jesus and His compassion and love. Thank you and God bless you!

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  3. brian miller says:

    i really love the comparison between the world and jesus in those opening two lines…and the repeat of it at the end….very nice…

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  4. Nice, Linda! I’ve written only one triolet before and found it hard to avoid sounding repetitive and sing-songy. You did very well with this form!

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