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A David For David

Hailing from the tribe of Judah
King David was both a warrior and a poet
Who wrote the book of Psalms
His pen flowed with beautiful verses

King David was a man after God's own heart
When he slew Goliath that set him apart
He was annointed to be Israel's King
Though the lust in his heart caused him to sin

Saul envied him, and wanted to hurt him
But he was divinely protected anywhere he fled
From his line would come the King of Kings
Who  gave us salvation and healing
David,  as you take this time to care for your wife
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Wishing  all the best  as she convalesces.

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  1. Date: 11/15/2012 11:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Cyndi's "David's for David" contest Joseph. Love, Carol ~David~ is sure to love every one of the poems written.

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 8:38:00 AM
    Congratulations for another super win my dear friend, Joseph May! love/hugs, LG

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 12:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on another win Joseph, David will love it, well done xx

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 3:57:00 PM
    Joseph. love the dedication for David.. take care~ PD

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 3:49:00 PM
    Very nice, Joseph... Congratulations on your win... Terry

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 12:20:00 PM
    Thanks for stopping by, Joseph. I love your poem here! Nice thought about warrior and poet, I never really thought of him like that. It really captures king David well.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 4:48:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 1:22:00 PM
    King David ..... what was the queen's name ...(?) A nice poem for the contest ..... hope the King will reach the top!! Have a nice afternoon. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 8:18:00 AM
    Great work for David The King and for David on here..Good work..The poem speaks for your faith in God and caring for a fellow poet..Thanks for stopping by my blog with uplifting thoughts..Sara

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 3:34:00 PM
    love the poem, and the history, Harry

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 11:50:00 AM
    I think he'll enjoy this one... especially since it came from you.

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 9:33:00 PM
    Joseph I love what you did with this piece...funny that we both did one on King David. I forgot to leave a foot note for David..reading yours reminds me. Ta! Love your comment also. One love. Joy Wells

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/21/2012 9:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Joy...I loved how you did yours also....thanks for love
  1. Date: 10/20/2012 4:10:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest. "

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/21/2012 9:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Sandivy
  1. Date: 10/20/2012 1:49:00 PM
    Joseph, good luck in the contest.... pd

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/21/2012 9:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you PD
  1. Date: 10/19/2012 11:30:00 PM
    Probably the best David of them all, next to Soups!! heehee. Good one, Joseph.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/21/2012 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you
  1. Date: 10/19/2012 8:40:00 PM
    A great example of someone who had all the trappings of manly flesh, yet God found favor in Him and blessed him immensely...imperfect people are God's greatest messengers, musicians, and Kings! A great weekend to ya. This is sooo very well done! gwendolen

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 10/21/2012 9:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you for those kind words Gwen.....