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He Touched Me

  I Sat Alone in My Despair,
 All Reason for Living Gone,
 When a Stranger Sat Beside Me,
 with a Beard and Hair Too Long.
 I Was Soon Absorbed in Misery Again,
 Not Knowing That I Cried.
 The Tears Dripped off My Chin
 and I Wished  I Could Have Died.
 His Voice Was Kind and Gentle,
 So I Felt No Need to Flee.
 He Asked Me What Was Wrong,
 to Share May Set Me Free.
 I Said, "Walk a Mile in My Shoes
 and Feel this Unbearable Pain.
 Face All the Problems I  Have,
 and Feel the Weight of My Shame."
 He Said My Troubles Would Go Away
 as the Wind Blows Away the Sands,
 Then a Wondrous Joy Swept Through Me,
 as He Touched Me with Nail Scarred Hands.
 Connie Moore

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  1. Date: 7/5/2013 2:39:00 AM
    Connie, I can't find the direction to go with my praise for this beautifully written entry. It's paradoxical, but wonderfully humbling seems to fit. I treasure your sentiment in this one..... and the last line dropped me to my knees..... Love you so much.... Jake

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:57:00 PM
    wow, what an inspirational one right before Easter!! Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 10:17:00 PM
    Connie, this is a nice winning poem..pd

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 3:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Connie love xx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 8:19:00 PM
    NOw,l this is wonderful..I woud have placed it much higher..congrats ..BG

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:21:00 PM
    Congrats Connie... Donna

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 3:46:00 PM
    lWonderful words. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:56:00 PM
    Powerful Connie. Congrats on your win. Rick