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

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Away from the din, I run
Far beyond the souls that plead
From broken hearts that bleed
What to do, how to to mend
The devastation I see?
Searching and clamoring for meaning
These tortured ones will grasp
For what they are without
They run and chase about
But no answers have I, today
I suppose that I could say, 
"God will save you from your plight"
Then, cling to Him, they might
But still it seems cliche'...
And so easy for me to say
When I, too, oft lose my way

Copyright © Donna Golden

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  1. Date: 3/18/2012 4:43:00 PM

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 9:33:00 AM
    Touching and sad.

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 11:37:00 AM
    A good poem and message...

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 3:05:00 PM
    Smile ~ "If i were to try and run away from, You, then where could i hide? Amid the furthest galaxies, the deepest sea's; still you would find me there." * Hush little baby dont you cry ~ Stirring, My Sweeet Beautiful Donna ~ Love Always, John!:) ~

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 6:37:00 PM
    I like this. I'm an expert at losing my way but I keep praying. Sometimes wonder why He just doesn't give up on me. God Bless. Vince

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 11:42:00 AM
    Very nice...good to see u writing again!

  1. Date: 2/28/2011 11:14:00 PM
    Such a dillemma and such a good expression of human condition, thank you for this wonderful poem !

  1. Date: 2/28/2011 6:25:00 PM
    Very nicely done

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 10:06:00 PM
    It is not always easy to say the right thing when someone is suffering. Sometimes it is enough for someone to know you are there. A great write we can all identify with. Thanks for sharing. Caroline.

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 9:54:00 PM
    awesome-i wouldve given it a ten if it was on the scale.

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 8:14:00 PM
    Thanks, Robert! It was a typo! ;o)

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 7:20:00 PM
    Nice write Donna. In your last line, you need "lose" instead of "loose" What you have there is the word for either free and roaming or not tightened.

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 2:18:00 PM
    When we see no other solutions, we always suggest people pray. Yes, sometimes it does seem like a cliche', Donna, but it often works. Welcome back, Golden girl, I haven't seen your work for a while and this gripping piece is an example of what we Soupers miss when you are away. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 1:31:00 PM