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Sinned

This melody this melody 
Flows through me so heavily 
With strengths that brings me to my knees 
Oh lord please 
Bring me some understanding 
Of which my faith can find a clear landing 

Punish me father for I have sinned 
I have stood at the feet of Jesus, and did not kiss them 
I have turned my back on the father, the son and the holy ghost 
and it is you that plead to the most 

Punish me father for I have sinned 
I have given myself to a man that did not love me
I gave birth to a bastard son 
O'lord how I have gambled and not won
Punish me father for I have sinned

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  1. Date: 11/30/2008 5:57:00 AM
    Lauren - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 8:49:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 7:39:00 PM
    Lauren - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 10:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol