By Margaret Gambold
Throughout our vast and troubled world,
of country, heritage and home,
A past, an ancestry disowned,
their land possessed.
Cut off, so silently they weep.
Lord, grant a mansion you’ve prepared
for all distressed.
A dwelling place within your courts.
The world’s helpless.
Not only by your hand O lord,
But each with confidence restored,
Margaret Gambold is an author, graphic and textile artist living and working in Ferny Creek, Melbourne. She is an Elder from Kennon Memorial Church in Sassafras. You can see more of her work at MGARTS.