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Hope Returns

Allen Braaten Avatar Allen Braaten - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Hope Returns which was written by poet Allen Braaten. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Hope Returns

Hope lost

What a cost

Too much pain

Am I sane

Is there a way out

Alcohol sought

A temporary solution

To numb the confusion

Another hangover

Will this last forever

Then a small glimmer

Something inside starts to simmer

Could it be lost hope

Like opening an envelope

It's contents a hand written letter

Words assuring that I will get better

A return address on the corner

A name once quite familiar

That one gone long ago

There wanting me back to help me grow

Amazing grace shown by You, Father

Hope emerges, a divine encounter

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  1. Date: 3/3/2013 8:53:00 AM
    Allen, many blessings on your featured poem this passed week. Have yourself a new and awesome week.:-) Always & Forever * LINDA

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 2:18:00 PM
    Great poem!!!

    Braaten Avatar Allen Braaten
    Date: 2/26/2013 9:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for reading and commenting AJ
  1. Date: 2/26/2013 9:11:00 AM
    As one who's been through the alcohol bit, I say bravo. Congrats on the selection. daver

    Braaten Avatar Allen Braaten
    Date: 2/26/2013 9:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thankful to be through those times. Thanks for the comment AJ
  1. Date: 10/9/2012 11:42:00 AM
    ..answered prayers and now you're happy..:) nice piece..