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I am willing,, a miracle

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I am willing,, a miracle

To win is the trying..!' gainst despairs blank stare, a wounded earth still 
rolls on..! Midst the throes of territorial vying..

Shows our shattered crystal the counsel of despair
As the pales; of circumvention, invade earth's free sod and air, 

Oh.! such power we covet To maintain..! what is "right?" what is yours.. 
can be theirs" or is it ours..? should we fight..?

Yes it tears through our city's this division reprised, 
To the call of soulless ambition, destruction quickens in stride,

And! yet not new its existence..) "for know ye Satan he is a liar"
Though it was hid deep in shadow; was to emerge its sly desire.

 Yet how ask us "innocent's" & why should this be?
Whilst we gaze upon its sickness and water the seeds..!

So we stand without reason, or we lay down condemned, 
Yet open hearts to salvation; on Jesus depend, 

Call his name now in season) let the fetters free fall, 
The Miracle is "willing" none should perish is all..!


Copyright © Joe Maverick

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  1. Date: 8/23/2014 2:57:00 PM
    This is a very deep in thought poem. Unlike any I've read before. Keep writing from your heart, because I know that's where this one came from.

  1. Date: 8/22/2014 8:33:00 AM
    This is an incredible write...I love the tone of it. A very smooth piece of art!! 7

  1. Date: 8/13/2014 9:19:00 PM
    Your poem is such a lead to us to God.. I like it very good poem

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 8:18:00 PM
    Love poems like this..that question our views of life..Love your willingness to engage life at a deeper level

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 5:52:00 PM
    Profound words in this gripping prose piece Joe. Christ is indeed the Miracle of all miracles who is willing to set us free from death "if" we are willing. Thank you for this wonderful and powerful message. I believe that here are just a few typos in your piece that you might want to tweak: such as... "earth's", "soulless", "how" & "innocents". All in all, an outstanding piece. Thank you for posting it.

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 4:57:00 PM
    I like it a lot. Very talented!

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 9:55:00 AM
    Very good poem. A lot of truth in this one. Can't wait to read more of yours.

  1. Date: 8/12/2014 9:39:00 AM
    brilliant! as good a poem as i have ever read. whether it be Byron Shelly Keats or Coleridge so this too deserves its place.

  1. Date: 7/14/2012 1:08:00 AM
    i always assumed the devil wasn't a liar, the truth is far more effective and bringing people down. which leads me to a small rambling and i am not trying to bring you down but i am curious about the mask in your picture. so many dots to connect from a man that wears such a mask but i am not here to connect dots just curious what your thoughts were on your own avatar when you ponder it from some elses eyes sorry rambling and random this morning. sleep deprivation makes me wierd

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 6:13:00 PM
    let the fetters fall where they will, when they put me down there, under the 6 foot hill, or perhaps to hang there on the hook, trim me gall bladder gone forsook, at the university... a course ol Halliwell, says he took.... but i swore to steal him from the drawer, bring him home, yes once more, lower him beneath the door, in the backhoe hole ol chook, long as me back holds out for sure, Ol Halliwell neath the door... Don Johnson Frank Halliwell ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mail - Homepage at ************************************************ While prose may carry all the facts, the voice of verse is sweeter For poetry transports the soul on lilting rhyme and meter. ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 5:26:00 AM
    Always wonderful to read your verse, always you give from the heart and leave me with much to contemplate Joe, well done my friend!

  1. Date: 4/8/2012 5:05:00 PM
    Well Joe thanks for asking about my well being but at this time not doing to good found out in Jan. my husband has stage 4 liver cancer and there's not much time left so my priority is taking care of him but poetry is still with me but just not now.But I'll be back just don't know when.Teresa

  1. Date: 2/27/2012 7:04:00 AM
    Hey Joe, just read your poem and it's alright except the mistake of miracle in the last line, it was x-cellent my friend, my health has finally returned and I;m up an unning, God bless for your encouragement. robert

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 6:45:00 AM
    enjoyed reading this work again today....

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 7:00:00 AM
    Hey Joe!:) A powerful write to initiate thought, thus feeding our hearts and spirits. Much to think about, however faith and alacrity arrive at the forefront. A piece to be shared and appreciated...thanks Joe! Best wishes, love, Mikki

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 4:26:00 PM
    we expect more terror an it arrives, expectation, fear on it does thrive, creative thought, yet satan lies, to suffer murders cousin, why.

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 1:12:00 PM
    most intense powerful write Joe and as humans we have the power to will things into existence.. affirmations assist in speaking the words out loud bringing the miracle into the earthly realm.. believing with u my friend..

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 9:22:00 AM
    "To win is the trying..!'" Yes, indeed, Joe. I am all for calling, "Call his name now in(to) season), Joe. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 6:21:00 PM
    seems like hell is here on our earth, some of the season:(

  1. Date: 1/4/2012 4:00:00 PM
    Evahbody say ahmen - ahhhhhmen! daver