a psalm for april

from by Johnmark Hatfield

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i used to think i heard you speak
but now i know it's not you its me
i thought i heard you say
that back, you would bring her
but a bowed head only lead
to a raised finger

it's been a while since i've eaten well
if you look closely, you can tell
but i'm doing all that i can
no i'm doing all that i must
if you're such a great teacher then
why am i learning not to trust

my hands, they don't stay steady
my heart is not ready just yet
to act like you're just another
voice that i do not notice
but i'm doing my best to be kind
it's just hard when you don't notice mine

hope only returns as an idea, an emotion
to be thought and felt just for the moment
to be held by the notion of faith
and by fidelity
being closer to god sure feels like hell to me

the stars aligned to haunt me
my jesus came still born
all that i've been told to be
i'm convinced i'll never know
the difference from branch and vine
but give the child a second breath
to whisper and to remind

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from 2009​-​2014, released January 29, 2014

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