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love grows up

Resentment slumbered deep inside of his soul
	Christ echo’s the words to love and forgive 
Anger is deadly one day taking its toll

A child hurt and always betrayed
By those who should protect, nurture, and groom
  He’s grown up angry, and somewhat frayed

Relationships so delicate, precious and fragile
	A young boy inside, he ran to hearts
He leaped and bound through each so agile 

Four walls erected to keep out the hurt. 
	No woman could reach him, and many had tried
His words as sharp as obsidian and curt

He wanted to love but never knew how
	Then came a friend and demanded some time
He opened a book ‘the time has come; the moment is now’
 
The story of Jesus would change his whole life
	Forgiveness was given by the blood of Christ
To learn of forgiveness and faith without strife

Today I am open to help and to love
	God showed me mercy, forgiveness and grace
My wife is an angel sent from above 


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  1. Date: 12/28/2012 1:03:00 PM
    Michael, congratulations with your poem featured on this awesome endings week of 2012. Wishing you the best of 2013 to come... luv * Linda

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 1:58:00 PM
    I have met some of these people in my lifetime that carry anger and resentment from childhood..They all need to meet the Savior and let him change them from within as this person that you described..Glad that I chose this one to read today..I enjoyed it very much...There is a style of poetry that uses the three lines but I don't know what it is called..I do think that the center line rhymes with the next center line but I am not sure about that..Sara

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 10:58:00 AM
    This is very beautiful Mike, Nice Job~I would put it as a "free verse"~Looks like your growing as a writer already!!!!~God bless~Rick