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Below is the poem entitled WHAT IS ELIJAH DOING HERE? which was written by poet Albert Price. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Here Elijah is reclining on his bed,
Waiting for the Divine to pass,
Enjoying the wind rushing by his head,
Stirring the meadow’s tall grass.
As the ground quietly but suddenly moves,
And a shudder takes control of his heart,
He wonders what this episode proves,
As his expectations go off the chart.
The panorama of Naboth’s vineyard
Gives him a certain tremor still.
But with the great charity of GOD,
He drinks Ahab’s wine to the fill.
The vines bending with ripe blue grapes
Appear as a blaze across the land.
The eternal refining fire no one escapes,
Until his faith has an edge none can make bland.
He hears a whisper echo in the cave,
Inquiring for a reason he abides here.
The voice now sounding clearly more grave,
Asks of him, What doeth thou here, Elijah?
And then again, What doeth thou here, Elijah?

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  1. Date: 11/11/2010 12:35:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry X2 making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Albert. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 7:53:00 PM
    Congradulations on having your poem featured Albert, I am pleased to have read this, enjoyed, and best wishes to your upcoming days..P.D.

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 9:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Albert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/6/2010 8:43:00 PM
    I particularly enjoy some of the choices you made regarding vocabulary in this piece, not to mention the vivid imagery and overall tone. Congrats on the well-deserved feature spot.

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 4:27:00 PM
    Love your material. Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful day! Scarlett