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The Country Angel

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The Country Angel


The Country  Angel


He came dressed in clean pressed jeans
A leather vest and a matching leather hat 
Though he was someone we'd never seen
No one seemed to think of that

He was carrying a beat-up guitar case
He asked, "Is this where the Bible study is?"
Someone told him, "Yes", downstairs
We'll start around sevenish

All were gathered, thirty or so
We opened with a word of prayer
The man in the leather vest and hat
Was kindly just standing there

The host asked if he would like to play
The guitar he'd brought along
He answered quietly, "Yes Sir, if I may"
And he began to strum a song

It was a familiar song to everyone
We all sang every word
The man played melodiously
Sweeter music was never heard

Many souls got saved that night
But we never found out his name
He had simply vanished from our sight
We know not from whence he came

We all agreed on this one thing
Just as Scriptures bares
We had heard an angel sing
And entertained him unawares


Curtis Moorman
18 March 2012

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  1. Date: 4/18/2012 7:37:00 PM
    What a splendid write, aren't mysteries awesome. Sometimes God sends people in our paths to awaken us, maybe he was there for this purpose to awaken. Have a great evening and thanks for stopping in hugs vie

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 2:04:00 PM
    Belated congrats on your win with this one Curtis well dserved xx

  1. Date: 4/1/2012 1:02:00 PM
    I am very happy to send you this congratulations on your well deserved win in Gail's "Touched By An Angel" contest Curtis. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 12:15:00 PM
    I am so amazed at how God works in the most unimaginable ways...the guitar was probably converted from the angel's harpsichord and the music right from the throne of God!...So proud of this marvelous poem and its success, Curtis...It's almost like an angel wrote it!...Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 12:12:00 PM
    congrats Curtis on a spectacular win for a wonderful write on Angels luv.. how have u been? not heard from u in ages..luv..

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 4/4/2012 1:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Linda-Marie: I'm glad you're back and that things are going well. I sent you a Soup Mail a few days ago. I pray you will continue to get better in every aspect.
  1. Date: 3/31/2012 11:55:00 AM
    A great story and poem. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 4/4/2012 1:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Joyce! It's always a pleasure to hear from you and be so encouraged.
  1. Date: 3/31/2012 7:32:00 AM
    What great rhythm Curtis..i can picture this set to music..Lovely.. Hugs xx

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 4/4/2012 1:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    PD! What can I say but thanks for being so sweet and encouraging. See your Soup Mail.
  1. Date: 3/28/2012 1:38:00 PM
    Curtis - this is very powerful. A wonderful piece! Thanks for reading my ku - I have a long way to have a full understanding of the form but the trip is part of the fun!

  1. Date: 3/28/2012 1:07:00 PM
    i love your poem :) the flow of it makes it feel like im apart of it when iread it:)

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 4/4/2012 1:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, BreannaKay: I'm so pleased that you like it and that it actually made you feel a part of it. It is a true story from the night I was born again.
  1. Date: 3/20/2012 2:20:00 AM
    Thats lovely Curtis love the flow of it too xx

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 4:56:00 PM
    I love this, Curtis. It's a wonderful story that I enjoyed very much. Bests wishes in the contest. Love, Kim

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 3/18/2012 7:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Kim. It really is a true story. Had I not been there, I would be more than skeptical. I appreciate your support and encouragement.
  1. Date: 3/18/2012 3:54:00 PM
    An well dressed and musical angle.(No wings) - An exciting and marvels poem Curtis, like it alot

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman
    Date: 3/18/2012 4:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Anne-Lise. This is the first poem I have written in months. I'm pleased that you are the first to comment on it.