Poetry Friday: Saint Patrick's Prayer

In honor of my friends with Irish heritage, and for those of us who need power to create, I offer this excerpt from the prayer inscribed on Saint Patrick's breastplate:

I bind to myself today
The power of Heaven,
The light of the sun,
The brightness of the moon,
The splendour of fire,
The flashing of lightning,
The swiftness of wind,
The depth of sea,
The stability of earth,
The compactness of rocks.