Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Faith of my Fathers

Hail Mary our mother an Angel announced
Our yearnings our hopes our tears thee espoused
Leaving behind all fear and all doubt
A yes you have left us to follow throughout

Oh golden vernacular a son you gave birth
Foretold by the sages and sought by the learned
Seeking no measure nor comfort on earth
Only a message of sonship and hope

Terry no longer, my brothers pay heed, for
The Word of what was and will be has been seen
Jesus the Christ true God and true Man, has come
Not to be served, but came to serve man

Opening his heart our Lord showed us the light
saying "I am the way, the truth, and the life"
Come hither and fro all ye who hunger and thirst for the 
Banquet of heaven is found here on earth!

Men of good virtue and men of good deed, fear not 
The foul torrents of darkness and greed
Take solace, take comfort, take courage in he!
Though wounded and dying the victor is he!

Hector M. Martinez 06/09/06