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Another Hand

God touched another hand as last breath slipped away.
Cradled a loved one’s head as hearts began to pray. 

God whispered I love you while angels near him stood.
Raised his soul to heaven cause He promised He would.

God granted his soul peace from life of constant pain.
Freed body from struggles and further family strain.

God allowed him to love to know all life’s pleasure.
But God loves him more than one can ever measure.

Copyright © 2011 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Fourth Place Winner ~ "A Short Poem, Please” Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Constance LaFrance
Oct. 1, 2011

Dedicated to Dickie, who lost his battle to lung disease, Aug. 23, at the age of 53, while waiting for a transplant.

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  1. Date: 9/3/2011 11:08:00 AM

    Heartfelt dedication,Caryl...congratulations on your poem's worthiness. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 10:22:00 AM

    Many congratulations, Caryl : )

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 10:04:00 AM

    Beautiful poem! I enjoyed reading this!! Congrats on your win!!!!!!!---Lori

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 3:16:00 AM

    A Fourth Place Win Congratulations. CR

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 12:50:00 AM

    Beautiful touches my heart and soul. I see God 's work every day at the hospice. A caring tribute to Dickie and so sorry for your loss. Lee

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 3:05:00 PM

    A beautiful dedication to Dickie, Caryl, moving write.. Congratulations on your win ;) Wilma

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 2:12:00 PM

    Congratulations on your placement in Constance La France's "A Short Poem, Please" contest Caryl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 11:52:00 AM

    Oh my....this dedication brings a tear, and the poem is so lovely, so worthy. Well done...Caryl.

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 11:49:00 AM

    I am so sorry. Congratulations on your poem dedicated to him.

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 11:16:00 AM

    Congrats Caryl on your fabulous fourth place with this touching write and profound poetry my friend..luv..

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 11:06:00 AM

    hey Caryl congrats on your great win..David

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 10:58:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win ,Caryl

  1. Date: 8/31/2011 3:39:00 PM

    truly emotional and inspired write Caryl..so sorry for the loss of this person in your life luv.. but your words comfort and console as all HIS promises are truth.. prayers sent to u luv..

  1. Date: 8/31/2011 1:38:00 PM

    Enjoyed your poetry today and hope to be back soon to read more. Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry Caryl and the best to you in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/31/2011 11:49:00 AM

    Wonderful entry to the contest, caryl