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Below is the poem entitled ROAD TO REDEMPTION which was written by poet Jeffrey Lee. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Lately I've been thinking of the past I don't know why.
Past memories only make me cry.
Sometimes I hold so much inside.
Carefully in my heart they will be forgotten and a place to hide.
So many wounds and unhealed scars.
Damaged and wrecked like a compact car.
I read the bible as a escape from my nightmares.
In my sleep I grit my teeth and pull my hair.
Sometimes I wish these memories would go away.
To the Lord Jesus I pray that they will disappear.
It's been four years of not living in fear.
Sometimes we have to let go the past to move forward.
That's not being weak or a coward.
That is life we either keep living or give up.
So keep your head up.

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  1. Date: 3/8/2009 11:22:00 AM
    Jeffrey - I just want to say congratulations on having your poetry featured this last week – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 3/7/2009 12:47:00 AM
    Hello Jeff, congratulations of your featured poem, you deserve it. It's amazing and impressive. Post / write some more. Ernilando

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 12:54:00 PM
    Love it, love it, love it! Great poem and it describes about picking the best Person to get rid of our fear, Jesus! Excellent poem to be featured!

  1. Date: 3/3/2009 9:28:00 AM
    Congratulations Jeffrey, on "Road to Redemption" being featured this week on Poetry Soup. Vince

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 2:14:00 PM
    All we really ever have is NOW and this breath in and that breath out ... smile ... beautiful write here, Jeff and a well-deserved selection to be a feature this week at the Soup. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 12:29:00 PM
    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week Jeffery. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 5:55:00 AM
    Warmest congrats on your wonderful poetry being featured this week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 3/1/2009 5:46:00 PM
    Keep the faith. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Karen