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A Simple Grace

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A Simple Grace

This world can look like an evil place;
Where a man is judged by money, colour or race.
When a child is broken by a ‘human being’
Yet the judge decides the evidence ‘not worth seeing’

This world can sound like we’re knocking on hell’s gate
Innocence like venison, on the guilty man’s plate
This world can feel like a kind of hell
All who hurt have a story to tell
But this world is still a beautiful place,
To those who have nothing - yet still say grace

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  1. Date: 8/30/2011 12:07:00 AM
    Jo, CONGRATULATIONS !! On your poem being featured this week. Stopping by to read every poem on the home page. have yourself a wonderful week,..Linda

  1. Date: 8/29/2011 12:02:00 PM
    Congratulations Jo on your fine poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

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    Date: 8/29/2011 12:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Carol, for your kind words and generous thoughts- Joanna
  1. Date: 8/4/2011 2:19:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative poetry today Jo. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. I will return to read more as time allows so keep your pen flowing. Love, Carol