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Draw me after You!

Poet: Clare of Assisi

Draw me after You!
We will run in the fragrance of Your perfumes,
     O heavenly Spouse!
I will run and not tire,

O blessed poverty

Poet: Clare of Assisi

O blessed poverty,
     who bestows eternal riches on those who love and embrace her!
O holy poverty,
     to those who possess and desire you
     God promises the kingdom of heaven
     and offers,