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Below is the poem of the day entitled Those hands I want to kiss which was written by poet Becca Teagan.


Those hands I want to kiss

They must have been so blistered and calloused,
Those hands that labored under blazing sun,
Grasping timber with bare-fisted fingers,
Those hands that could never hurt anyone. 
They lovingly touched the untouchable 
and offered love to the unlovable.
And yet, even though you were innocent,
You were stripped down and so brutally scourged. 

Oh, how I want to sweetly kiss those hands
Which could have fought, but never resisted.
The pain must have been so unbearable 
With iron nails driven into your wrists,
And a single iron nail through both heels;
Your body was broken and crucified.
The weight of the world pressed heavily down,
Darkness took over the afternoon sky.

I can’t imagine the pain you went through.
The thought of you feeling so abandoned,
Suffering alone, a horrible death,
How I wish I could have been there for you
To wash your wounds and anoint you with oil -
For by your wounds, I have been forgiven;
Because of your death, I am given life.
No one else has ever loved me like that. 




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  1. Date: 3/4/2015 4:44:00 PM

    such a beautiful write Becca congrats on poem of the day:-) Hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 4:26:00 PM

    So very beautiful, to kiss the hands of the Prince of Peace, if only we could. A 7 and congratulations on Poem of the Day

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 1:46:00 PM

    deeply written with such devotion and faith in our Lord... how time for easter, becca.. astounding!... huggs

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 2:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, I didn't even think about Easter when I wrote this, but yes, maybe a good Easter poem. I didn't really mention the resurrection though ... maybe I need to add a stanza ;) Great to see you Nette!!! Hugs
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 3/4/2015 1:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    a POD definitely!
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 1:16:00 PM

    Becca - An eloquent, elegantly written and passionate statement of your faith in Jesus Christ, our Savior and Redeemer ...Welcome back! - Tim

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 1:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Tim. I hope you've been well.
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 12:13:00 PM

    When I finally realized who you were talking about it just pierced my heart. All our earth bound love for Jesus just washed over me.

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 1:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh... I can't even begin tell you how much this comment touches me. Thank you so very much. Thank you.
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 9:46:00 AM

    Hey Becca, BIG congratulations on your wonderful poem being chosen as POTD!! This beautiful work of art from you is a loving tribute to our Savior and a blessing to all of us. Thank you for sharing it. Be Blessed, Neva

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 1:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Neva, for your sweet comment! I am most definitely blessed. Hugs
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 9:24:00 AM

    Becca, your write brought joy, comfort, and assurance of God's love, despite everything. I already know these things, for who doesn't? Still, timely reminders like this deserve the POTD for being just that, the poem that brings us closer to our God. Hugs and smiles! :DKim

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 1:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ah, Kim.... unfortunately there are many who don't know of the comfort of God's love. I am happy to hear that you do. I'm honored that you feel this poem brings you closer to Him. Hugs and smiles back :)
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 8:45:00 AM

    Becca, it is heartwarming to read such a tender poem of humble devotion to our Savior. We are pleased that this piece was honored as POTD. Blessings! g/d

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much! I must admit, I'm pleasantly surprised that it is being featured today! What a nice thing to wake up to :) Thank you for stopping by.
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 8:41:00 AM

    Good morning Becca.

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Good morning Richard. How are you this morning?
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 7:39:00 AM

    WOnderful and so meaningful!!! congratz!

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Olive! :)
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 6:55:00 AM

    - Congratulations Becca ! - hugs // Anne-Lise :)

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Anne-Lise! Hugs :)
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 6:51:00 AM

    Congratulations on your selection for Poem of the day Becca.

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Robert! :)
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 5:06:00 AM

    Congratulations on poem of the day Becca, Beautiful and well deserving. Hugs Janet

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Janet! Hugs
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 4:43:00 AM

    Becca, congrats on Poem Of The Day.. Your work is fabulous!

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you! :)
  1. Date: 3/4/2015 3:53:00 AM

    Stopping back with congratulations on being featured today...

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/4/2015 8:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Wow, it's featured today? Thank you, Tim!
  1. Date: 3/3/2015 12:35:00 PM

    Hey Becca you are back...

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/3/2015 12:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    DAVID!! Yes, I'm back! I was wondering if you were still around. How are you?
  1. Date: 3/3/2015 11:55:00 AM

    This is an inspired and inspiring piece Becca. I am truly moved by it's intimacy.

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/3/2015 12:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rick, that means a lot to me.
  1. Date: 3/3/2015 11:53:00 AM

    Bless you Becca

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/3/2015 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Craig. Hugs
  1. Date: 3/3/2015 11:38:00 AM

    You gave me goosebumps sweet friend with this fabulous poem..To my fvs.

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/3/2015 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Charmaine! I am always so happy to hear from you!
  1. Date: 3/3/2015 10:33:00 AM

    Your words of superb imagery and emotion gently take the reader to a private place in your heart and we feel awed. Your have a gift in telling a story that lets the reader feel a part of what is unfolding before them. Emile. #7

    Teagan Avatar Becca Teagan Date: 3/3/2015 11:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Emile, thank you so much for your very encouraging words. Your visits are always appreciated!
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