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The Church

"The Church"
A wooden door clicks
To the beginning of
a southern spiritual
The newbie feels
depleted and empty
It is the reason why
she came

Her acceptance is
She is given a few
sheets of music 
Worn down by others
who need them not
these days 
 They slide in the
pews and begin to
ride the wave
Of vocal unity
coming their way

quintessential love
for the lord
Flowing a strength
that never grows
She see a person
with palms extended
Telling her "Take my
hand, become a

Everybody sings for
all their worth 
And together spirits
do rise!
In sanctity and
emotion they are
here to contribute
So she does all the

The next passage
leads into a
wonderful Gospelous
A song evolved from
the old days of
And the
sharecroppers who
thought less of them
Unjustified though
it was to keep
people down
Belief and
acceptance would be
among the church
Welcoming anyone in
She starts to feel
Resting assured of
her day redeemed

Reconciliation for
old times has come
As everybody will be
shown deliverance
from evil
In this chapel there
is growth and
A community born and
linked one note at a

Progress and
remembered every
We must never let
our brethren forget
was spoken from
She agreed with an
"For here I am to
worship!" The new
comer sang her
And the priest, he
said "Amen!"

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  1. Date: 7/30/2013 11:22:00 AM
    Very interesting thematically and detailed descriptions—excellent use of mood and emotions.