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In her hungry desperation,
clothed around with loss and grief,
one poor widow met a prophet
coming to her for relief.
Soon together they were sharing
meagre rations that she brought,
while her son was slowly dying,
out of sight, not out of thought.

Verses 2-3 follow

Tune: BETHANY (Smart)
Metre: D


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

Words ©  17/5/2013 Stainer & Bell Ltd, London, England,

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