Just as we are, Lament for Santa Fe

Just as we are, few words to say,
for children’s blood was shed today.
For friends and families in Santa Fe,
O Grieving God, we come, we come.

Around us wait — unseen, unheard
a nation’s students with march and word.
This nation’s heart of guilt uncured
O Angry God, we come, we come.

Just as we are, by congress tossed
so many bribed, too many lost,
till every high school lifts a cross,
O Suffering God, we come, we come.

For those who weep — we hope, believe.
For those still wounded — bless, relieve.
Yet those who work may change achieve
If Justice God, you come, you come.

based on the public domain lyric by Charlotte Elliott

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3 Responses to Just as we are, Lament for Santa Fe

  1. Andrea Stoeckel says:

    One Student from Santa Fe said that with all the school shootings, she figured they’d be in the mix someday

  2. Yes God Amen Ashe”

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