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Too Late

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Too Late

One day in his presence I will stand

Just as I am

To bear all with sorrow and regret

No plea shall there be offered for me

Love alone paid the cost for my sin to atone

but to blood guilt I refuse to own

Through dimmed, tear filled eyes I await

A witness against me now I cannot escape

The familiar voice which often did sweetly call

my name HE could not recall.

Resigned to my eternal fate, Hell for me awaits.

Please don’t make my mistake 




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  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:11:00 PM

    Wow! Great poem. I have one with the same title, on the same theme, just in the third person.

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 7:12:00 PM

    This is a strong write. The line "to bear all with sorrow and regret" really struck a chord with me.

  1. Date: 7/10/2012 1:23:00 PM

    Hi Lori it is never to late to find the light and a way home, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 9:49:00 AM

    ~and did you know that you can be a light surrounded by darkness and not one bit of the darkness can put out your light... seek~ much love, Cindy Lu

    Lucas McClure Avatar Lori Lucas McClure Date: 5/12/2012 2:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your Kind words! Bless You! I am thankful to say I am a blood bought child of God! I wrote this poem from the pain I felt when witnessing to someone who was refused to listen. Thank you again for commenting! Lori
  1. Date: 5/12/2012 9:48:00 AM

    Dear poetess, when you leave your body in death, your spirit person is what will appear to our lord. Many regrets and need to just in any words, sometimes informal, Jesus would NEVER forsake you, if you accept he is Lord. Talk to Him. He is my best friend I share my tears, and I praise Him for them too, in gladness too! He is my first love and I encourage you to take the milk before the mana, baby steps; child of God, baby steps, you are precious, hugs, Lucinda AKA Cindy Lu

  1. Date: 5/6/2012 10:49:00 AM

    lori its never too late. There alway is a crack, and it is from this crack that you shall break free and to the light you go. Great write ronny!

  1. Date: 4/24/2012 7:49:00 PM

    Smile ˜ I Am Just A Dreamer So I Always Walk In The Path Of Both Hope & Endless Love * Sealed With A Kissss ˜ Love Always, John!:) ˜