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How Many

How Many?


That night within the garden lost,
How many tears were spent
In search of love at any cost?
How many hearts were rent?

Sin for a sin the coins were tossed!
How many lusts were vent
To quench the unrelented--mossed?
How many paid a cent?

In destination's final dross,
How many souls repent--
Escaping payment with The Cross?
How many knew Him sent?

~deborah burch©10/21/2006©
re-post 4/21/2012



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  1. Date: 4/20/2014 5:59:00 AM
    Wonderful write and congrats on your poem being featured this week, deborah

  1. Date: 4/27/2012 9:34:00 PM
    Outstanding write! Bravo, Deborah! This one goes to my FAVs! Great job. Ruben.

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 12:28:00 PM
    A stunning write Deborah, I love the pertinent questions you pose here.. Enjoyed tonight ;-) hugs Wilma

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 11:28:00 AM
    Stupendous write. I enjoyed this much..

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 10:27:00 AM
    This is hot... U r crafty! I admire u Deb. I really do. I sent mail to the soup bout the new creation comment you made on my piece. I never looked at that way! Thanks,Boo!

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch
    Date: 4/22/2012 10:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Good Deal!! :) Sounds awsome! Thanks for your encouragements!Keep me posted... (we use 'Boo' here in the south, too...lol) big hugs, love deb