Sunday, March 1, 2015

Weary--By Dan Tharp--United States


They say love covers
a multitude of sins...

I can only hope the little
I have loved will be sufficient enough
to cover the transgressions of my youth
and my middle aged complacency
where I reside in moments of conformity when

I grow weary of resistance.

Dan Tharp is the author of four books of poetry, 3 of which are in chapbook form... Side by Side, Yielding Desire to Fate, A Season Made for Wondering and A Rose in the Briar Patch. Dan resides in Southern California.


  1. beautifully put - 'where I reside in moments of conformity' Don't we all...
    Maureen Sudlow

  2. This is a good poem for a Sunday of wintry mix, Dan.

  3. Dear Dan,

    It is so good to see you already have two wonderful comments on your insightful poem. Welcome to Whispers! I hope you enjoy your time spent with us. Please let me know if you have any questions.

    Best wishes,

  4. Hello, Dan - I guess in its totality, love is forgiveness, too, and so then, if we love ourselves, we will forgive our own impetuousness and disregard. Your wise words offer much food for thought, that's for sure! Sheri

  5. Dan, I love this introspective poem that shares the wisdom of your years. Aloha, Connie

  6. Welcome to Whispers, Dan, and thank you for the beautiful poem. It is good to have reminders of how fallible we are in the presence of a Mighty and Holy God. Your poem is so soft and elegant, pricking the heart and causing the mind to think. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  7. Dan, welcome to whispers. I very much enjoyed your introspective poem so well written and which caused me to wonder have I loved enough? Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

  8. Dan,
    I'm sure it will be enough. Welcome to Whispers!
    Your new friend,
    David Fox

  9. Jesus' love covers much more than human love..Enjoyed reading your work..Sara

  10. Thank you, John Polselli, for the following--

    I love this touching, honest poem. You've written a personal confession and transformed it to a universal piece of poetry that all of us can relate to. Great work, Dan.