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Below is the poem entitled Promise 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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I texted this short poem to a young lady that I mentor.  She was having a down day and I just wanted her to know that God was close to her.

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What message do we long to hear
That a loving God holds us dear
Our lives sometimes lived in fear
Please know that our God is always near

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  1. Date: 5/5/2013 9:24:00 AM
    really nice although short, maybe could have been explored further but still well done. have a blessed day, Gordon

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:50:00 AM
    Good morning, ALLEN, Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-) Take care, and enjoy your wonderful day. Always & Forever! **LINDA**

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 10:58:00 AM
    Allen, such wise advice so simply stated. Enjoyed this poem.

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    Date: 4/30/2013 10:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for you comment. This poem was sent as a text to someone struggling that night. AJ