Grant Me The Serenity

Grant Me The Serenity

Life, is it really worth living for ?
 I did not know until God opened the door

 And there he was in the shape of a big, bright, spiritual light;
 He said, Son, believeth in me and everything shall be alright

 So every morning I get down on my knees and pray;
 God, please let me have another clean and sober day

 Though I often have thoughts of suicide
 And tell the Lord: oh, how hard I've tried

 Then I asked him for a way out of this bind;
 With a silent voice, he answered: my son, one day at a time

 Before I called upon him I had one foot in the grave
 but like he told me, believeth in him an thou shalt be saved

 When my mind and nerves become idle
 I become secluded and read the bible

 So now I am saved and will always wear his sign
 And will never forget the blessing he placed in mind

 Now that I've found myself and my goal
 With dignity and pride I can shout out, no !

 No one wants to be a drug or suicidal fanatic;
 So remember, that's life through the eye's of an addict
Rate this poem:(5.00 / 1 vote)

Mario William Vitale

Mario William Vitale is a twentieth century poet. He has developed a style of free verse. Has written over one thousand poems. more…

All Mario William Vitale poems | Mario William Vitale Books

FAVORITE (3 fans)


Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss this Mario William Vitale poem with the community:


Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:


"Grant Me The Serenity" STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 11 Nov. 2019. <>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest poetry community and poems collection on the web!

Our favorite collection of

Famous Poets


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.