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The Prodigal Son

Painted with guilt, I sag back home
With shame, dusted respect I roam
O Lord, I have sinned 
Against man, mother earth and sky
Forgive me now, bid this load bye
Please Lord, have me cleaned. 

 Author: Joseph Osita
 For Dr Ram's Tail Rhyme contest

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  1. Date: 8/8/2011 4:35:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in Dr. Ram Mehta's "Tail-Rhyme" contest Joseph. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 5:36:00 PM
    Congrats on your win with this creative work..I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve..Your kind review of my work is greatly appreciated..Sara

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 6:46:00 AM
    so warm, joseph..a joy to read with matching congrats on your glowing win! :) huggs

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 5:13:00 AM
    Very nice...Congratulations on your win Joseph.

  1. Date: 8/6/2011 9:43:00 AM
    CONGRATULATIONS with this fine win~~~~smile~~~~-*-*junjun

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 9:14:00 PM
    This is wonderful scriptural verse, Joseph. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 9:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on your top ten win.

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 7:01:00 PM
    Congrats Joseph on another amazing win using this new form luv.. excellent and expressive too..luv..

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 5:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win in my contest, Joseph

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 9:14:00 AM
    Thanks for the entry, Joseph

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 5:49:00 AM
    This is Great Joseph!!!Well Penned!!!!Best of luck in the Contest!!!!It looks like a winner!!!!!!!

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 5:42:00 AM
    Nice one.. bravo!