Child of Sorrow
DESCRIPTION: "Child of sorrow and of care, Would thou learn thy grief to bear, And an escape frome every snare? Trust in God. Human strength is weak, in vain... Humble ask and help obtain From thy God... He will never leave his own Till we reach the shiny throne."
AUTHOR: Jim Standlee?
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (High)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
High, p. 9, "Child of Sorrow by Jim Standlee" (1 text)
NOTES: High often lists a song as "by" someone, and this usually means that the someone is the informant. In this case, most unusually, he lists the "by" line in the song title, which I assume means that he considers Standlee to be the author. Since I cannot find any other trace of this poem, it seems not unlikely. - RBW
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