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God is Within

 

There is a tingling and a gleam As I reach beyond the norm. Between the seen and unseen where many dreams are born

 

As I nestle in this peaceful light. In this place of total bliss. The blindness renders sight. In the darkness of the abyss

 

From light to darkness... let it be. An enlightened soul emerging

The heart becomes one with Thee. As we see our defects purging

 

How has Thou entered my soul without any delays?

And then I hear a whisper say  "I've dwelled in you always"

 

By Rachel

 

Light of the World

 

The snow flakes are falling

as the trees twinkle bright

there is a calm in the air

A white Christmas tonight

 

A willowy blanket  

makes the earth seem clean the dark night falls

and the new moon gleams

 

The quiet is deafening

The world is asleep

and everything is right

just the way it should be

 

Some merrymaking abounds with an aura of mirth with flute playing songs it echoes the earth

 

Midnight mass

the candles burn bright

the sweet smell of incense

the flow of the lights

 

A luminescence speaks,

off the glow of the trees

reminds me of yesterday

when the world was so free

 

Our Lord thus speaks

A soft glowing whisper

“Love thy neighbor”

what a wonderful gesture

 

The world would be light

peace on earth would abound if everyone remembered

to spread love all around

By Rachel

 

 

Struggles bring hope

 

Sometimes we lose all that we have

It vanishes into the abyss of the night

Our lives lie bear, cold and dead

We wonder what happened with great dread

 

Then suddenly there is this vision

A tiny glimpse of the future

Our blindness is suddenly lifted

We find what was always conflicting 

 

We are now caught between darkness and light

We struggle to venture down the path that is bright

Our pain is subsiding, our heart is on fire

We know it’s there but we still can’t conspire

 

How do we get there, I mean out of the tunnel

The tunnel with two paths, one dark, one light

We ponder the way not knowing which to choose

So again we ask which way do we muse  

 

The only way out of the tunnel is this; 

Hand and hand with the one who has been there 

A friend is gently guiding the way

To get to the place of a bright sunny day

 

Finally we venture on the road that is bright

The one with the hope and all of the light

But remember this, and don’t ever forget

Let go and Let God and you will be set

 

By Rachel

Memories

Crying when i think of my past
Wishing the memories didnt last
Wanting to just forget
Wanting to just quit
Crying so hard i cant see
Tearless is what i want to be
God im on my knees
Help me please
My happiness i have to fake
I dont know how much i can take
Holding all this pain inside
Wanting to run and hide
Wishing we never met that day
Cause these memories wont go away
I just want to be loved
Cause im tired of being pushed and shoved
But no matter what i do
Nothing will be good as new
http://images.bravenet.com/common/images/smilies/19_indifferent.gif By Samantha

My eyes are red
The circles Large
The Suns Too bright

Dont wake me up a minute before two
Got in Late what you mean what I do?

Moms on my case
Makeup from yesterday still on my face
Hungover from last nite
god you get me everytime
Just one more hit you tell me please
By the end of the trip Its me beggin on my knees
Please let me go im too far in to say NO
I cant stop myself im under your control
Whenever you want me Im there by your side
Tellin myself stupid little lies
your not addicted your having fun
Its your family whos lying
now come on Isnt this awsome?
Your so cool now, youve got a rep now
your not so shy your outgoing and High
Who doesnt want to feel like you everyday
Feeling like crap
Isnt this fun you cant ever go back
Go back to the girl you were before
youve ruined it now your mine forever more
Forget It I say my soul is my own
I wont do this anymore
I refuse its wrong
Im cutting you loose from my life
I want my family my Friends and to win This Fight
Im not going to let you have what youve always wanted
another Victim another victorious
I wont let my little brother and sisters cry anymore
about how their sisters a loser
and they love her no more
I wont let them see what you have done to me
Im letting go of you now im setting myself free
I wont listen to you beg or say please one more hit
So dont even try it im done you make me sick !
I wont give in as hard as you beg
I dont care what you say Ive done them all
I know your tricks
So leave me alone please just let me go
I want a new life
no wait ,I want the old me
Im done with you now Im setting myself free

By Ashley

Felt so unwanted to you,
I felt so bad what was I to do?

You made me feel like I was just so played,
So I decided we needed to go our seperate ways.

Not 1 day goes by ,
without me thinking of what I felt before,
But it needed to stop,
It had to end,
So our love is no more.

I couldn't bare the fact that I had to let you go;-
Maybe this wasn't meant to be,
Who knows.

You said I was special,
You said I was the right one for you,
But somehow it all changed,
So now we're done and through.

Fighting all these feelings for you
Was really hard,
But the way you made me feel;
It felt like you gave me a broken heart.

I know I still love you,
And I know I still care,
But now it feels as if,
You were just a person in my broken dream,
Like as if you were never there.

You might not feel the way I do,
But the only reason i feel this way it because of you.

We all make the wrong turn,
But no one knew if this was right or wrong;
But I had to make a choice and move on.

Now that you know how you made me feel,
You want another chance at my love,
But I don'y know what to do,
I need help from up above.

Voices go by me each and every hour,
Some say that I should give you another try,
And the others say "let it be,
He needs to learn"
But when this happens,
I don't know where to turn.

You now say that you'll do anything for me,
Your life wouldn't be the same without me by your side
And that you wont make me feel like I felt before,
But i don't know why you're only saying this just to get me back in your life,
When you know our love is no more.

I can't believe what you're doing;
Trying to make me think that I want you back,
But the way I felt....I can't live like that.

Just remember that in the end,
That you wont get me back,
All because of you,
Because I can't live like that.

By Jaquelyn

 

 

What is silence? this question we all
know. is the thing that makes you happy,
that rocks you to and fro.

what is silence? that subject you will see,
it's the thing that makes you speechless,
that brings you close to me.

what is silence? the answer you now find,
it's the secret of security,the thing that makes
you mine.

by Lovewill  

The Leaves of Life

The majestic trees stand strong and tall
Some have lasted till the fall
Their leaves shine with hues of red
The ones that haven't fallen dead

The weak leaves never found their goal,
of turning leaves to tender gold
They fell before their colors changed
The storms just swept them away

They never did fulfill Gods' plan,
to bring their leaves to brilliant golds
These poor leaves could not go on,
so they just fell to the ground

The strong leaves on the other hand,
held strong against the storms
And finally fulfilled God's plan for them,
of changing colors in the fall
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The Weeping Willow

The weeping willow weeps for us
It knows the depths of our demise
They weep for children who were abused
Those who suffered from those accused,

These bad men did not comply,
to laws they should have carried high
They stripped the young of innocence
They paved a life of suffering

They robbed them of their faith,
Sentenced them to a life time of mistakes
And what resulted from the pain,
was weeping willows crying out in vain

Peace Mary

Copyright 2003 Mary (UN: mary4 at Writing.Com). All rights reserved.

Upholstered Puppet

Een liefdesgedicht

 

WHAT SOFTENS ME AGAIN AND AGAIN?

 

WHEN HE CRIES:

unreal, hard, pearls of glass

rolling from his mask

glued on his skin

unrooted in hart and soul

standing apart from his real self

that - ignorant of itself

can think to be everything

what it meets in the mirror -

can be anything

except itself.

 

 
                  

 

MASTER OF HEALING!

Means.... woundhealer!
This is so valuable, so valuable!
Master of healing!
That is a revelation, isn't it?

Thank You Father...

For the images which come up...
For the words which come up...
Which can be fixed!
Makes us attentive!
You reach on to us!
YOUR Son!

'I am the way, the truth and the life'

Your Son, our master of healing...
Thank You Father...
That is a revelation, isn't it?
Master of healing!
This is so valuable, so valuable!
Means.... woundhealer!

MASTER OF HEALING!

~~~

Maria van Popering

 

WHEN HE TOUCHES ME:

empty hands dangling

from the upholstered arms

of a puppet,

lifeless, heartless, without any content,

baldheaded, pale faced,

no bloodvessels - only holes

left behind by the knitting needles   

while creating that colourless,

long jacket covering the nullity -

taken into his arms, safety -

given the ILLUSION of being held,

is merely - being fooled.

 

Jeannette

Jeannette's website http://www.misbruikdoorhulpverleners.nl/

Little Girl's Soul in a Woman's Body
by Kim

I went to him, the soul damaged and freyed
The heart of a little girl...
Yet not
Searching for healing, acceptance, worth, and bright light

One more time the heart was vulnerable
Once over the hesitation of him being male
It was easy
For he was the trusted
He was His carrier of love
His distributor of the Word
He was trusted to carry the light to others
He wore the garments
He preached the perfect stories
He wore the warm smile
He offered his nurturing
It was his calling he might say

There I was
My soul in the palm of my hand
Handing it to him to hold and nurture
To aid and help to heal
To be the hands of God in human form
To be the light of God I had so longed for
To heal me from my painful past
To show me there is light and heart
In a world I had come to know as a playground
A playground for those who wanted to play dirty
Surely, he would not harm me
For he was doing His work as his calling
He saw me as He did
Through His eyes

He said all the right things to reassure me
He showered me with comfort
Calming eyes and smile
Ever so subtly
His goal to groom me
Ever so slightly
Moving in...
Inside my mind, inside my soul...
Until he had it all in his hands
Everything about me I'd revealed
My wounds, my pain, my insecurities...
He held them in his hands...

I saw him...finally
Really saw him...
It was almost too late...
He quickly turned around
As if to shoot and kill me
He'd already raped my soul...
My spirit...my heart...
And parts of my body

What was I left with?
Already from a lifetime of wounds
I now had to somehow recover from the worst of them
Him...

How do I find faith again?
How do I trust again?
Will I?
Who is there to comfort me now?
Who dries my tears?

I've become so withdrawn now
It's been much too long since I've been embraced...
Where is God?
Where is the light?
Where is the justice?
Where is my soul?

Though the road is dark...
I must keep going to find the light..
Keep searching for light and love...
I must find my soul...
A soul I've never really known..
Jesus is my only way...
I know that.

My courage must keep me alive now
The courage provided from my God
My Jesus
My Savior

He will see me through
He will bring me to the light...
He will turn the evils thrust upon me
He will turn them into good through me
Somehow...

I must continue and not give up
I must do it for Him
I am His child
He hasn't given up on me
I am His child...
The little girl inside this woman...I am.
I will reclaim my soul...the soul of a little girl...
The soul of the woman I am..
And the beauty that lies within.

 

 

He will bring me to the light...
He will turn the evils thrust upon me
He will turn them into good through me
Somehow...

I must continue and not give up
I must do it for Him
I am His child
He hasn't given up on me
I am His child...
The little girl inside this woman...I am.
I will reclaim my soul...the soul of a little girl...
The soul of the woman I am..
And the beauty that lies within

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The Storms of Life by Mary

 

The storm erupts into our lives


It's gushing wind and rain is high

With whirling winds and rising tides

Its force awakens like a lie

We suddenly are struck with fear

Not knowing if we'll die

Like little children in a jam

We want to run and hide

We need a life boat to escape,

to take us to a place thats safe

We know if we could just

endure

We'll see the sun come out for sure

But doubt has given us no hope

This feeling of such loss

We certainly don't know how to cope

Our hearts pound with a cost

Why have we let this fear abide

Surely we know that good will ride

Out of the storm we know for sure

That sunny days will break the tide

But when you're whirling in the storm

There is no way to see the shore

Our blinding eyes are much

too closed

To see the ending He has chose

To our amazing wondering eyes

We see a boat that just arrives

A refuge from the raging rain

We now are lifted from our pain

It came before we drowned with tears
It came before our souls had fear

We couldn't fathom how it came

We only knew this was no game

He came to lift us far away

To tell our minds not to sway

To keep us in abiding faith

We had to go to this fierce place

How did this life boat find us?

Who steered the sturdy oars?

Who could have so much love and might,

that lifts us from our plight?

God comes to bring his

blinding love,

an everlasting light.

The radiance comes just in time

to help us through our plight

Just once I wish I trusted Him

when rains were beating hard,

I have to know, not just believe, He
always will abide

Peace

Mary 


 

Gods Creation

Upon all the winding roads we travel
In our walk upon this earth
We must pause awhile to marvel
Amidst our constant life-long search
At this wonderful creation
That God has crafted here below
Raise our voice in celebration
Our appreciation we must show

Must thank him for the little things
And for the grand things too
For the beauty every season brings
The growth of things brand new
For all the wonders that around us lurk
We must humbly bow down low
As we gaze upon such skillfully sculpted work
Up to God our praise must flow

---Naomi Buote

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These are lyrics to a song

 

THERE'S PEACE HERE WITH ME

There's peace here with me
There's peace here with me
From the blood of Calvary
There's peace here with me.

contributed by Gramma

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An original untitled poem by my 16 year old son. Its about the horrible sniper attack. 

The slight displacement of a better day

motivates me to stay away

and the ringing of a distant cry

Echoes off a battlefield

around and back again

to let me understand the best I can

these shots ring out throughout my head

aside me fall the mighty dead

around the center of attention

the tension mounts

and crowds, crowd round

as gazing eyes scan the horizon

looking for a distant shadow

to ostracize and fly away

but that shadow goes undiscovered

as mother cry and children weep

as the silent demon creeps the shadows

around me as the battle cries echo

the silent demon stalks his prey

dusk falls on another day

gossip spreads an old wives tale

common sense is not as common

as hysteria sweeps the land

tis time to part and 11 are gone

beyond the echoes of photographs

beyond the sound of cymbals crash

slightly surpassing superior beings

gravely understanding the past again

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MOMENTARY ME

BY KELLI DENEEN JOHNSON

 

WHAT I AM GOING THROUGH NOW IS ONLY THE PAST REARING IT'S UGLY HEAD TO LET ME KNOW I AM NOT WHO I USED TO BE BUT I AM ON MY WAY TO BE WHAT I CAN BE.

 

THE THINGS I GO THROUGH ONLY STRENGTHEN ME FOR THE TEST AND TRIALS LATER. I AM NOT WHO I WANT TO BE BUT I AM NOT WHO I USED TO BE BUT I WILL GET THERE. I MAY FALL BUT I WILL NEVER FAIL. MY HEART WON'T LET ME STOP UNTIL I FIND THE REASON IT BEATS SO IMMENSENLY.

 

THE MORE I FALL THE MORE I GET UP READY FOR SUCCESS WHERE I LEFT OFF AT. I TAKE IT DAY BY DAY AND WOULD NOT HAVE IT ANY OTHER WAY.

 

I FIGHT DAY TO DAY JUST TO BE ME. SO I CAN MAINTAIN, SUSTAIN, AND ATTAIN MY FUTURE, MY RIGHT AND MY PLACE IN THIS WORLD. BECAUSE I AM KELLI DENEEN JOHNSON AND I HAVE A RHYME, A REASON AND A WAY.

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A Poem From Cathryn Blue..........to all of you!
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I think alone within my mind
My thoughts are rare, but often kind.........
I pray for those I have never met
And wish them well with much respect............

I wish for once I could scream so loud
While standing in a certain crowd
Of those who write the laws of crime
So they may see the tears I cry....

I ask for help, for now I'm lost
consumed in self pity at a very high cost
Oh....open your eyes and tell what you see.......
I know I look different, but trust me........it's me!

Dark puffy circles are under my eyes
>From pleading for mercy ..............merciful cries...
I may seem worried and rely most on Faith...
Because I know I am loved by God's sweet embrace!.

     God Bless All!!

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A poem from Cindy

 

Talk to me, let me hear
What makes you happy, what makes you fear.
I'm here for you day and night,
Spend time with me; let me be your light.

Talk to me, let me hear
What brings a smile, what brings a tear.
I want to listen; I want to know
That you care for me, that you love me so.

I know your thoughts, they're very clear.
But it's your voice I want to hear.
Talk to me, share what's in your heart.
Don't let the cares of this world keep us apart.

I want to help, I know you have need
I'm here for you but I will never plead.
Talk to me, take time to see
I am with you always; take time for me.

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The Universal Flow takes me where I need to be.
I am the Dancer, the essential creative me.
Ask, and I am there, if God commands that this be.
Total Surrender, the Flow is One within, it's Me.

by Turtlewomen, Author on Writing.com

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MANKIND
What kind of man would want for war
The kind of man who wants for more

What would happen if all were to share
Then we could say that a man does care
Pat Dashwood


The Way To Heaven

You take away my fears and doubt
When I'm in the dark crying out...
For the kind of love only you can give,
You gave your life so I might live...

You have taken the tears that I have shed
Which brought me out of the living dead...
I've been reborn that I might see
The unconditional love Christ has for me...

The pain you endured on that cross
So I could be found no longer lost...
Thank you for hearing me when I cry out
From the painful place of fear and doubt...

I am grateful for your love each and every day
That you died on the cross to show me the way...
To Heaven

By Gail


 The Living Dead

I was once among the living dead not following my heart,
I ran my life by my head that's why it fell apart.

I took to drugs and alcohol which turned my soul quite dark;
Now I have a second chance to listen to my heart.

Thank you God for loving me and showing me the way,
For giving me your light of love each and every day.

You've taken me from the painful dark among the living dead,
Giving me another chance to live my life again.

By Gail




Who Gave You the


Right?


You think you're


so funny
You think you're so smart


Helping your temptations


Wounding my heart.
Touching and whispering


words I can't hear


I tell you to stop
but, you do not care


You told me not to say a word,
So I kept my mouth shut


and now all because of


you, I make my first cut


The pain inside is deeper
than this slit in me


How could you do this


betraying me with a kiss.

Just a child, So unaware,


I tried to scream and no one hears.

So now I'm trapped in my own little hell,
where I can't scream
and I can't yell.

Now I'm living
All alone


A frightened child that's so unknown.
Nobody chose to hear my screams,
Nobody listened to my yells
All because of your unforgiving touch
My life is a living hell.
Anonymous



Thank you for adding your poems to my website, each and everyone of you. Keep writing. It's what keeps the spirit strong and the heart filled with joy.

 

Peace dear friends,

Mary






 




 




 






  




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