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“I cannot cast away my cross, / Nor thorns about my brow untwine, / But I can knock at heaven's gate / When sorrow knocks at mine.”
“Give me the sun, a bird, a flower, / And I shall spin you a song / That will live an hour. / Give me a heart, a joy, a tear, / And I shall weave you a song / That will live a year. / But give me a love death cannot sever, / And I will build you a song / To live forever.”
Sister Miriam, U.S. poet, Discalced Carmelite nun
(1905 - 1988)
Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit was born Jessica Powers.