You Are

You are quick, I am slow
You are exalted, I am low
You are perceptive, I am dull
You are wise, and surely so

You have knowledge, I have none
You are wisdom's only son
You are versed, I am dumb
Where you go I can't come

You are open, I am shut
You are scholarly, I the nut
You are greater, I am less
You are purer than our mess

You are us, I am none
To all you welcome, to all I shun
You are leading, I am retreating
You are shepherd, I am bleating

You are fire, I am hay
You are money, I am pay
You are frugal, I am spending
You are steadfast, I am bending

You are filled, I am drained
You are healing, I am pained
You are lovely, I am hated
We are those whom you created

You are sent to every nation
You persist in tribulation
No impediment nor care
Yet our burdens still you bear
Written by EleazarSwan
Author's Note
An inspiration from the psalms
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
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