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God , we are sorry,
we need you  in this time of fury,
we are broken and blackened,
 we are slaves of someone else all shackled.
the chains hurts our feet our legs 
but we can take  all that we deserve this toll
we just don't want them to take over our souls
we don't want to be mind controlled
our will is one thing You don't even interfere with 
then why do You give them a space in our brains to sit
 yes we are disobedient, drowned in our arrogance
but we never denied Your existence  never denied your magnificence
we came to you with all our issues all problems
we ask you for help in every form of danger
yet You turn your back on us like we a stranger
You know they are evil, u know they are wrong
but why is it that You see us take the fall
my heart cries with the death of all your men
we sacrificed  our kids our parents our country as a whole
God, i respectfully ask you, how much more?
how much blood, how many tears?
Is this the price we are paying for having a divine fear?
please forgive me God, i dare not complain
You have blessed me with so much that its  hard to  explain
You are the all  kind all gracious
but why is your creation so ferocious?
why don't they know how to love  why cant we be  ever in peace?
have we been mislead from Your path and now are paying a fees?
my  lord, my king please bring down mercy upon us
open our eyes,please keep us away from lust
let our kids breath the fresh air that you made away from all those drugs and meds
please don't let them put chip in our heads
please make us honest and make us love our friends
alleviate us from the differences of black and white no matter where we are born and bred
let us renew the  beauty of freedom of speech
where everyone is allowed to let their minds speak
where we don't  make fun of  people who disagree and call them freaks.
please destroy all the evil that makes us fall apart
that brings hatred and greed in our hearts
Take us somewhere else ,oh lord
where you are proud of us and the world is not all fraud
where the people   think before making a decision
where we are not lab rats put in horrible conditions
where the people are obedient to You and not the politician
where big fish eating weaker ones is not considered a tradition
I know You arelistening,You always do
please save us today, We all need you more than ever
and whether You help us or not,it doesnt matter
because I know You are the merciful we are  in Your debts forever!





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  1. Date: 10/15/2012 12:14:00 AM

    I love your prayer Mary..and enjoy reading it this morning...thank you so much for sharing you great works...<3<3<3 SK

  1. Date: 5/18/2012 7:09:00 AM

    Congratulations on your featured poetry this week Mary. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/17/2012 10:41:00 AM

    Bravo thanks for sharing

    abdali Avatar mary abdali Date: 5/17/2012 1:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you jason
  1. Date: 5/17/2012 9:41:00 AM

    fantastic poem and congrats on your being featured...Patrick

  1. Date: 5/17/2012 7:45:00 AM

    * amen ! this is so god and God is good, you have a talent show the wolrd Jesus's Love, thats amazing :) * ---Larissa (Jesus loves you child of God)

  1. Date: 5/17/2012 5:56:00 AM

    Great write here..Congrats on your featured poem of the week.

  1. Date: 5/17/2012 5:44:00 AM

    I love it, great write and keep the faith!

  1. Date: 5/17/2012 5:42:00 AM

    I love it, great write and keep the faith!

  1. Date: 5/14/2012 9:58:00 PM

    really great prayer

    Night Avatar Good Night Date: 5/14/2012 9:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    imma add this to my favs really nicely done
  1. Date: 4/20/2012 12:57:00 PM

    Another Fav poem for me! I can feel the heart in it <3 (o:

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 3:44:00 PM

    beautiful expressions on faith, mary

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 5:01:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Mary. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol

  1. Date: 5/30/2011 6:28:00 AM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed reading your prayer full of inspirational quality.. enjoy the site as u continue to share your words with luv..

    abdali Avatar mary abdali Date: 5/31/2011 4:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, uve got some amazing work displayed as well.:)