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Please Lord

Please Lord help me pray,
I stay alive just one more day.

The past has been rough and the future unsure,
there will be more tough times I will have to endure.

With faith and love on my side,
I need to give in and no longer hide.

Thoughts that I have every single day,
most of them are bad and won't go away.

My souper friends have tried to help me on my way,
I just need to stop resisting and maybe I'll be ok.


                      COLLEEN MARIE BONO

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  1. Date: 5/7/2013 5:04:00 PM
    based on all the responses it appears you are loved. Soak it in. It will give you strength.

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 7:49:00 PM
    Colleen, something brought me to this poem, and by the looks of it.. I know I am not alone. I need the answers, I know by now I will not get them till I die.. You are brave and my inspiration... my bad thoughts will not go away... however having friends here and family support...i know i will be okay..always~ Linda

  1. Date: 3/30/2010 6:41:00 PM
    Atta girl! Great poem. You got talent Colleen and you have God and He's got you -Robert

  1. Date: 3/21/2010 12:55:00 AM
    I am praying for you Colleen and though I am young I understand what you are going through everyday I would have the same thoughts I went to a Church Camp and it probably saved my life because I thought about ending my life on Monday the 22nd of this March but they played a movie called Facing the Giants and it helped me a lot it showed that if they had enough faith to leave it all to the Lord then He will take it into His hands.And now I am better so ask Him for help He will hear your plea P.C

  1. Date: 3/16/2010 9:18:00 AM
    Don't loose your faith Colleen. Believe in YOURSELF. You'd be surprised of the quantity you can attain of uplifting spiritual wealth. I won't lie to you, it can be a tuff uphill struggle, but when you Do conquor depression you'll find, It Was All Worth The Trouble. Best Wishes Always, Bill

  1. Date: 3/16/2010 4:05:00 AM
    Hi Colleen. Very interesting read this one. I have just wrote a poem that i think may answer this poem in a strange way!? Its called Blueprint.

  1. Date: 3/15/2010 4:06:00 PM
    Colleen. Write some more poetry. I'll be happy to comment on your poetry. And I, like so many other poets, appreciate it when you comment on mine. Sincerely, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 3/15/2010 11:14:00 AM
    Keep that faith shining. It's what gets one through the tough times. The emotion comes through your words. My thoughts and prayers go with you. Thank you for stopping by to comment on my poem. Karen

  1. Date: 3/14/2010 7:37:00 PM
    Hi my PR girlfriend... and BBF... I just posted Part 2 of the same blog so take a look and also posted a Limerick poem about the blog too..thankxxx for your great participation and involvement .. so wonderful..Colleen u are...luv.. "Sweetheart" of P.S. and your BBF too..

  1. Date: 3/14/2010 10:13:00 AM
    Thankxxx Colleen for your great comment to plug my blog.. I am so glad u had fun and u can be my public relations girl from now on... a new purpose for u besides thrilling us with your great poetry... luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 3/12/2010 9:21:00 PM
    I have a new blog posted Colleen if u care to comment .. thankxx if u do ..luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 3/12/2010 8:22:00 PM
    Stay strong my dear friend.. u are on a very intense and powerful prayer chain at my Church ... so don't give up or give in to those thoughts that would take u from us ... remember how many need u in your life including your Soup Family .. luv always...Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 3/12/2010 2:17:00 PM
    Coleen, Did you read this?? Did you hear your own heart speak its truth?? Give in to God's love. I know that I don't fully understand your situation, but please, when you get to that place where there's no where else to go, JESUS -his name alone is a prayer. Believe and you'll see... please read Dane Ann's comments and copy the phone # and keep it with you. We do love you, Colleen. You're in my prayers, also....Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 8:54:00 PM
    No Colleen I don't understand. And neither will your daughter or your grandbaby. YOU ARE MORE THAN THIS. Turn your gaze outward. Re-read the soup mail that I sent you. Do something, if it's only one thing, do one thing to help yourself. Deep breathing to bring oxygen to the brain. Jump up & down, skip rope, a rebounder is excellent. Drink more good water, bless your water. Someone suggested singing. oh yes, sing like nobody's listening, dance like nobody's watching, find a way to bring joy-do it

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 7:16:00 PM
    Colleen, Stay Strong! Suicide Hotline...just in case you need it. 1-800-273-8255 Love you, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 7:12:00 PM
    Beautiful words Colleen and a decision to consider is never easy but before any decision is made ..others are involved and need u and your luv and talent..so try to think of them first ... take a deep breath .. and write more poetry to keep positive thoughts flowing ... u will win.. because u are a winner already ..God luvs u and so do all the Soupers here on site... remember that as u ponder tonight..luv.. your firend..Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 1:07:00 PM
    You gave yourself good advice in this one, dear. Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 12:43:00 PM
    If I may recommend one more poem for you, Colleen, you may be inspired by my three part prose poem, Mom's Malaise. My mother lived with depression all of her life, but found comfort, healing and peace through service. I hope that is helpful for you as you are dealing with yours. This is offered with much love and compassion, Linda

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 7:04:00 AM
    Nice write, Colleen. Do this! When the bad thoughts come. Send them away out loud! And replace them with a hymn. If you don't know one, (I think you probably do) learn one. Singing, even when forced, can clear one's mind. Count your many blessings is a good one. So is Jesus Loves me. Anything. Just sing. You are in our prayers. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 9:40:00 PM
    Your last line in this hopeful poem, Colleen, in some circles is called surrender...you know the old refrain, "you can lead a horse to water...". The next step is truly yours, and God will bring you the rest of the way to healing. For a good perspective, read Mark Ploskunak's poem featured this week "A Letter to a Friend on the season's change." Bless you dear one. You are more than this. Thank you for your comment on my latest post.

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