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Below is the poem entitled ZION which was written by poet Charles Fuller. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I ask…myself

Where does hope reside
In one’s spirit

Despite obstacle’s
The journey continues

Yesterday cannot be relived
To exact will

For tomorrow’s truth
Lingers for no man

There is no victory
In returning to yesterday

Though we all desire
Our memories to be reborn

The promise must be held
Throughout the daily struggle

It is the clear mind that sees
Zion is only a lifetime distant

The answer…myself

Copyright © Charles Fuller

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  1. Date: 8/5/2008 4:34:00 PM
    What an inspirational and thought provoking poem. The opening and closing lines are so creative. Thank you for sharing your talent with us. Blessings to you. Karen

  1. Date: 7/25/2008 5:06:00 PM
    That's why I get so caught up in nostalgia. If we had a deeper perspective of how it really was, we might look more with anticipation to what's ahead instead of what's past. A lifetime distant? Makes one think. Have a great day, Charlie. Vince

  1. Date: 7/13/2008 12:49:00 AM
    Wise words Charles.Rgds & thanks for your welcome comments on my recent postings

  1. Date: 7/12/2008 12:57:00 PM
    As I am unfortunately not allowed to disclose certain information regarding gifts I have been somehow chosen to aquire. I do have a question for you. I was led to this beautiful poem today, much like I was to the book of Isaiah early this morning. Is there a prophesy in the Scriptures regarding the daughter of Zion, helping others through the Tribulation period? Is it an actual female, or the city of Jerusalem as a whole? Peace, Ivy

  1. Date: 7/9/2008 8:55:00 PM
    Very well stated, Charlie. You remind me it has been a while since I sat down and read the bible. Thanks, God Bless, Cile

  1. Date: 7/9/2008 2:44:00 PM
    Hello Charlie You have a beautiful way with words. I love the message in this write. Determination comes from within for sure it's a self-made ambition that can't be bought for it's a gift. Your friend....Thanks for your latest comments they mean a lot to me. Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 7/9/2008 9:27:00 AM
    Charlie first off thank you for your comment. I really enjoyed reading this post an eye opener with a great message, blessings your way, Ron

  1. Date: 7/9/2008 8:37:00 AM
    Charles - wonderful strong poetry - it's a pleasure to read you again my friend - Best wishes to you and family