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

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Giving thanks to the almighty Father and creator,
In Him I trust for HE is my great mentor,
Void of infections and diseases which makes me healthy,
I live among loved and benevolent ones making me wealthy,
New and progressive things keep happening in my life,
Glory and honour be unto HIM for making me to survive,
Though the evil ones fought me to my marrow,
Heaven came to my rescue and save me with a divine arrow,
Attacked and afflicted with plenty pains and sorrows;
Nonetheless;I overcome them all with celestial fellows,
Knowledge and wisdom HE bestowed upon me in manifold,
Sonorous songs and sonnets will I render to HIM in tenfold.

CONTEST:"Counting your Blessings" sponsored by Kim Merryman.

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  1. Date: 12/5/2012 7:05:00 AM
    Congrats on your win in Kim's "Count Your Blessings" contest Olusegun. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 4:35:00 AM
    Love this my brother! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 12/1/2012 10:02:00 PM
    nice song of praise Olusegun....congrats on your win

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 9:27:00 PM
    Nicely done Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:42:00 PM
    Olusegun, congratulations with your beautiful winning poem, in Kim's "Counting Your Blessings" take care :-) always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 6:39:00 PM
    Your skill in english is expanding with each new form polished to perfection. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 4:55:00 PM
    Congrats on your awesome win..Sara

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 12:58:00 PM
    Congratulations again my friend its not often you are not in the winners circle xx

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 9:10:00 AM
    Amen and Congratulations on win!

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 9:09:00 AM
    All glory and honor be unto our Great God for all His many blessings! Wonderful write, Olusegun! Congrats on your win in my contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 5:00:00 PM
    awesome tribute to the one we all need to give thanks to!!!

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 1:08:00 PM
    Olusegun just excellent my friend, well done...David