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Bright light

Bright light. Warm light. Though I know my sins can scorch and burn.
Please dear Son… Keep me in your light during my darkest turns.
Help me have the courage, to leave my hiding place behind.
Take my hand and lead me out, again into the sunshine.

Warm my soul and warm my face… and give me the courage to hang on.
Bequeath to me a portion… of your light… enough to lead me on.
Do not let me fall and falter further into the darkening night.
For I have seen the sadness there… as it wraps around my heart.

The Dark behind awaits me… The Son can lead me forth.
All around are currents that batter me, and send me back and forth.
Relentless is this life and all the pain it gives… Don’t forget to find me…
Please save me once again...

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  1. Date: 9/15/2012 3:40:00 PM
    Another beautiful poem by a sweet poetess! It seems more congrats are in order, so here they are... CONGRATULATION ON YOUR WIN! Love and happy thoughts, Jack!

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 10:51:00 AM
    Lovely rhyme..Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 2:01:00 AM
    Carol belated congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:27:00 PM
    Reminds me of my wife's mom who had alzheimers.

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 3:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your HM, Carol. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 11:19:00 AM
    I'm so glad this got placed in Brian's contest. He picks very few poems for his list, so he loved this one and I think everyone who sees it will love it.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:04:00 AM
    I love it! Great write, Carol! Congratulations on your win in Brian's Contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 6:48:00 AM
    Beautiful words penned dear about the Son and you, congrats on your 1st place win, it is an honorable prayer sure to be heard, hugs vie

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 5:59:00 AM
    Very nice... congratulations on your win... Terry

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 4:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your splendid win in Brian's "#197" contest Carol E. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 2:49:00 AM
    Carol congrats on your win, excellent..David

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 9:33:00 AM
    Beautiful and very profound. I am reminded of a quote from Bible (pl. pardons me if I have mistaken anywhere) "Seek and you will find, Knock and the doors shall be opened and Ask and it shall be given to you" Light is always needed to save us from darkness. Great write and thank you for your precious words on my Poem. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 6:12:00 PM
    I enjoyed your write! This is beautiful and thank you for stopping by and your comments!! Much love and light in every situation.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 11:57:00 AM
    This is a wonderful free verse you have penned. I have enjoyed reading your other latest poems, too. Best wishes always.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 8:57:00 PM
    This is wonderful, Carol. Such an uplifting poem.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:01:00 AM
    love this, Carol, so inspiring.

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 6:40:00 PM
    Just perfect...and the last line wraps it up so well! Light & Love