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These hands mend minds and massage maimed muscles  
These hands protect the powerless providing strength to suffering souls
These hands rarely rest, they’d rather
Save sinners souls from flinty fires
Carry cold welcoming waters toward the thirsty
Fetch food for famished fellows
These hands are always here 

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  1. Date: 5/22/2009 6:08:00 PM

  1. Date: 5/19/2009 6:36:00 AM
    Awesome alliteration! Blessed hands. A beautiful write. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 5/18/2009 5:54:00 PM
    Beautiful hands indeed you have. And a beautiful heart to move them with. With love my friend. Great writing.

  1. Date: 5/17/2009 8:41:00 PM
    I can feel the warmth the hands bring. -Alley

  1. Date: 5/15/2009 2:18:00 PM
    James, thumbs up for your well-penned poetry. Ernilando

  1. Date: 5/15/2009 9:37:00 AM
    Good use of alliteration to convey this uplifting message. Thank goodness for those hands. Blessings to you for sharing this poem with us. Have a wonderful day! Karen

  1. Date: 5/15/2009 12:05:00 AM
    Like the kyriellwe flavour as well James.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome observations.

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 1:03:00 PM
    My hands are clapping for a poem well done!! ~ :)

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 9:22:00 AM
    thanks for your kind comments--in my country we have a saying stating--hands are silver spoons--and it so is---thank God for thinking for all,even to give us hands--cheers to this one friend---charma