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Cover me

Taking hold of me, while I'm moving through the ear
That is the way you love is...that is the way I feel.
uncertain are the plans that you have for me
but still I'm here, excited about unpredictable things
still here, trying to reach places where I've never been 
walking.... back and forth....looking for what has been promised, 
Hoping to see what has been expected.

Sometimes I have decided to leave, not to eat
Sometimes I've gone away, run, escaped
but I always comeback where strong feelings are found
I always comeback where I feel like a child.

I've promised, 
 I've told you that I will certainly do what you deserve
I've said  that I will follow you wherever you go
But today, on my knees,  I will ask you to see
what is not easy to observe
I'm asking you to cover my heart, mind and body with your strength
and  pour your love into my heart
God, today, I'm asking you.

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  1. Date: 10/3/2010 5:16:00 PM
    wonderful words wonderful write thank you [duncan ]

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 2:51:00 PM
    lovely write, enjoyed reading.P.D.

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 1:43:00 PM
    Beautiful poem. Thank-you for sharing and welcome to the Soup!!!

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 1:35:00 PM
    enjoyed reading...good write!! flows like smooth milk in hot coffee! good to the last drop!

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 1:34:00 PM
    Very nice creative write on faith, Ruth

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 12:43:00 PM
    Yes, Ruth, you definitely belong to the club of the greats. You can write and write again for me, love the ending of almost surprise ... you play with words like a fishing line.

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 12:33:00 PM
    Welcome to soup....I hope that you stay a long time and post many more great writes like this one...Sara

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 11:40:00 AM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed your creativity today.. hope u check out the contest scene.. enter and good luck with luv..