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A Gift From God - A Sonnet

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A Gift From God - A Sonnet

I am a wish a prayer from mortals lips
That reached heaven and  touched God’s fingertips
And returned to earth wrapped in flesh and blood
A  gift from God’s unconditional  love

So love and cherish me as God does you
And guide and teach me well in all I do
And through the years a garden we will grow
Filled with the fragrant beauty of the rose

And on the day I reach maturity
And feel the need like leaves to leave the tree
To show the world the colors that are  me
Rejoice in all the beauty that you see

For I am your  child the gift that God gave
No More than a wish and a prayer -  away. 
                            ~~~~~

Author:  Elaine George

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  1. Date: 6/19/2013 5:35:00 AM

    Elaine this is a gem, I absolutely love it especially the ending :) beautiful, love Wilma

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 7:59:00 PM

    Elaine, congrats on your 1st place win with this wonderful sonnet! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 10:50:00 AM

    As a fan of your wonderful poetry for all these years......it is my honor to share placement with you, Elaine! This is a testament to why I love your words..so beautiful !! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 2:00:00 AM

    HI Elaine great sonnet; great win.... Big congrats on your top win.... xx

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 4:00:00 PM

    congrats on your win Elaine xxx

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 1:47:00 PM

    Beautiful!!!!!Love this One!!!CONGRATS TO YOU...................God Bless!!

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 10:12:00 PM

    Whoa, Whoa, that poem took my heart away, so sentimental, so well written, so peaceful to our hearing. Very very good.Congratulations, so well deserved. a 7>> and a FAVE. Terry xoxo

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 3:31:00 AM

    Congrats on your win with this beautiful piece of writing. Rick

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 10:27:00 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS ELAINE, thanks for the nice and lovely poem you entered in my "Heaven Sent / Grace" contest. Take care of yourself and enjoy the blessings of today and tomorrow. LUV*LINDA

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 11:44:00 AM

    Its nice1

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 5:19:00 PM

    Hi Elaine!, thank you for posting this poem! It's just inspires me, so beautiful!:)

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 11:53:00 AM

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Lainie. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 10/2/2011 12:12:00 PM

    This one sends chills of delight. A first place, of course! What could compete? Love, daver

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 11:39:00 PM

    Good poem. btw its been a while. I hope all is well.- James

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 6:38:00 PM

    Elaine George~ Oh my God this is sooo wonderful I almost cried amazing, wonderful ,fabulous, Gosh this is going into my favorites! You just keep wowing me. I've been gone from the soup for a year now what a welcome gift it is to read good poetry! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/15/2011 2:17:00 AM

    I am working on sonnets tonight E.G.,, . How are you? Me i'm just stopping by to say hi and catch up on some of my reading. Love the meaning one can give another when it comes to reading poetry. Have yourself a wonderful evening. God bless & take care,..Linda

  1. Date: 8/13/2011 12:24:00 PM

    wow, if all sonnets could be like this. YOu did the form proud with this lovely approach to the topic of children as a gift from God.

  1. Date: 8/9/2011 8:16:00 PM

    Such tender meaning in this lovely sonnet. It flows like sunlight.

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 2:36:00 AM

    BEAUTIFUL! goes to my Favs! Cant praise this enough--Just awesome!!

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 12:36:00 AM

    Inspiring poem, great write

  1. Date: 7/19/2011 12:13:00 PM

    Inspirational, quite stunning. I think you just did great justice to the sonnet, no easy task! :) "Write on good poet."

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 9:20:00 AM

    Oh WoW! This is so beautiful! Loved every word. So true too. Too many people don#t appreciate their children. Keeping this in my faves. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 7/8/2011 3:00:00 PM

    Enjoyed..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 9:16:00 PM

    Love this..congratulations on your win.always Juanita.

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 12:16:00 PM

    just stunning! happy to sahre the spot with you, lainie... sweet congrats with huggs! :)

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 11:49:00 AM

    Wow, this is really beautiful Lainie, congratulations on your awesome first place win :) love Wilma

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 6:22:00 AM

    Wow! love it...congrats to you...and to your friend. Nothing like a new baby in the family...BG

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 5:23:00 AM

    congratulations on your winning number one poem its wonderful

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 5:18:00 AM

    Congrats Lainie on being number one once again with this lovely selection of excellent poetry.. amazing as always my friend..luv..

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 4:15:00 AM

    Congratulations Lainie for the win in Brian's "A Poem From Thee" contest. Love, Carol

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