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I CRY FOR HAITI

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I CRY FOR HAITI

As sadness weighs heavily upon my heart
My pen does not know where to start
Haiti I weep for you in all your tragedy
What a devastation to humanity
For days the smell of death stenched the air
My heart was sadden and my soul was remorsed with care
My Lord Jesus praise you, we never seen so much godspeed help
Through out the world the pain is definetly felt
I cried when I seen all the destruction and corruption
So many children that are homeless, parentless, and hungry
There is so much confusing, death, missing people, and so many angry
But have you noticed so many mircales happening everyday
That is why we need to continue to be on bended knees and pray 
From shore to shore they run and flee
This is the mark of the enemy
But with all this strife 
My God still breathes life
All is not lost in the midst of need
When Haiti was wounded everybody around the world helped and took heed
It's a shame that it has to take a diaster for human hearts to awake
Oh how that island was hit by a mighty earthquake
For we hear their cries, and our hearts weep
Echos of pleading are heard through the streets
Comfort them, help, encourage, and lift them from the dust
Everyone needs to do something, in God we need to be patient and trust

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  1. Date: 1/30/2010 5:20:00 PM

    Sometimes it takes a terrible tragedy like the Haiti earthquake to bring people together for the purpose of lending support. Our prayers go out to the people of Haiti and our thanks go to all of the nations who responded by offering assistance. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/30/2010 3:01:00 PM

    Amen to this, Jeffrey! Full of inspiration and it is really a pleas on behalf of the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti. Thanks for sharing this. Peace, Audrey