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Waiting For The Messiah

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Waiting For The Messiah

Heavy sobbing makes my eyes dry,
with sorrowful heart, Lord, I cry
Thy  Ultimate  grace  I  desire,
'O God , send us thy Messiah'.

Waiting for HIM that will save us,
The wicked rides us like a horse,
punishing like the  mighty  sire,
`O God , send us thy Messiah'.

We`ve prayed and waited for so long,
Love and faith in thee `made us strong,
~false words came from fake Josiah,
'O God , send  us  thy Messiah'.

Poverty renders us helpless,
evil and death make us  hopeless,
Corruption spreads like burning fire,
'O God ,send us thy Messiah.

I will not rest but wait for thee,
as I join my hands on one knee,
lift up eyes to the  supplier,
'God will send us his Messiah'.






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  1. Date: 8/10/2012 10:36:00 AM

    I am stopping by your list of poetry to read a poem and thank you for your kind comment on my poetry Olusegun. It is a pleasure to read your writing. Hope you are enjoying this beautiful day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/2/2012 12:26:00 AM

    olusegun... Congratulations with your awesome win in Susan's waiting contest... what a WAIT..lol ;-) ~xox PD

  1. Date: 8/1/2012 1:55:00 PM

    Congratulations on your placement in Susan's "Wait" contest Olusegun. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 9:47:00 AM

    nicely done Olusegun...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 9:08:00 AM

    congrats olusegun on a brilliant write and win for the Wait challenge luv..

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 7:37:00 AM

    powerful olu.. congrats on your hearty win!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 1:26:00 AM

    Nice write Arowolo something we are all waint for . Congratulations xx

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 12:15:00 AM

    Great write Olusegun...congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 5:33:00 PM

    An excellent write, Olusegun! Your faith shines through it. Congrats on your wonderful win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 2:48:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win.............Very well done. As Always, Shar

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 2:39:00 PM

    Olusegun congrats on your win, very well said..David

  1. Date: 7/30/2012 2:18:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 1:31:00 PM

    Such a serious write Aro .. rework line 1 it has another imagery other than tears that doesn't work for such a serious topic? Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 9:28:00 AM

    A great poem for this contest - best of luck.