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The Unbound

I'm a ship alive with voice
Adrift on the oceans of time
Sailing through a storm of choice
On waves of verse that need no rhyme.

Never far from harbor or shore
Driven by passionate gales
I have only words for oars
And, only faith for sails.

My manifest is etched on scrolls
My cargo sealed by blood rites
I'm searching the seas for lost souls
Shipwrecked from storms in the night.

I bring relief to those in need
And precious hope to the dying
I search for starving souls to feed
Bringing life and joy undying.

I cure the sick and brokenhearted
While saving lives for King and crown
I'm the greatest ship ever recorded
I am the holy word of God,
                                       ....unbound!


                                     Timothy I. Brumley

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  1. Date: 9/7/2011 9:10:00 PM
    Ah, Timothy, What a wonderful verse my friend, thank you for direction to this one, however, I will be back to read more of your work. And amazing story, it gave me a spine tingle. We seem to be on a wave length as I wrote one on "Be Not Afraid" that has echoes of yours.

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 11:44:00 AM
    Congrats Timothy on having all three entries make it to first round competition in PS. contest.. good luck my friend.. hope all is well luv..

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 10:06:00 AM
    A very well written piece. Well done on this, I truly enjoyed reading it. Tino

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 5:55:00 AM
    HI Timothy-I love this,the content and the way you have written it. As well as being a clever personnification I also find it quite mesmerising.A truly lovely and yet quite a dynamic piece and so worthy of being featured.Congratulations.Also added to my favourites.Thank you. Love sylvia(JUNE)

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 8:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved feature this week Timothy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/30/2011 12:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Timothy

  1. Date: 4/7/2011 8:38:00 PM
    You are indeed a true poet, Timothy, this is a excellent message penned so differently, so apt. Harry

  1. Date: 4/7/2011 6:14:00 PM
    Wonderful message you have here, Timothy-- Really liked the reference you give here to the Holy Word, very uplifting :)

  1. Date: 4/7/2011 9:57:00 AM
    Selah! I am the holy word of God, ....unbound! Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 3:28:00 PM
    With words for oars and faith for sails, you will save more souls than any single ship ever could, Tim. What a strong profession of faith, my friend. Really like your analogy of God's holy word to the greatest of all ships. Excellent poem! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 11:47:00 AM
    Great premise here, underlined by some cool lines. Tim, you sticking around the Soup for awhile now? Good to 'see'(lol) you around again.

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 10:55:00 AM
    Inspirational!

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 10:52:00 AM
    great description of the holy word.... saviour of lost souls.

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 7:36:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry Tim. I enjoyed reading it and hope to read more of it soon. May you always find the inspiration to continue with your writing endeavors. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 4:26:00 AM
    Like prometheus Unbound, this is a lovely personification of a ship, Timothy

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 4:25:00 AM
    Excellent expressions so powerful Timothy my friend.. so luv.I have only words for oars and faith for sails.. absolutely brilliant ..luv..