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David Meets Goliath

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David Meets Goliath

     And David slew Goliath
       The goliath of his cares 
        A little lad he was in stature
         But a giant at heart he is 
          He steps up to mammoth trials
           His chest with armor bare
             Knowing a thrust from this giant
              Will through him run his spear
                But the giant hearted young lad
                  Stepped up with lack of fear
                   He knows his God is with him
                     And naught can he destroy
                      So bravely go he faces
                       Old Goliath and his spear
                        And conquer he did conquer
                         As with empathy we show we care


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  1. Date: 1/29/2013 3:29:00 AM
    Glory,terrific write.keep it up joy.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 11:57:00 AM
    First before I read it. The title made me lol! It was a piece all in it self. And images flood my mind. I'm almost certain the results of this match up will be quite the unexpected.

    Loving III Avatar John Loving III
    Date: 1/10/2013 12:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh well.I was thinking about another David. And how you would present him with your Golith through poetry. I think for you that would be quite the adventure.
  1. Date: 11/15/2012 11:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Cyndi's "David's for David" contest Joy. Love, Carol David is sure to love every one of the poems written.

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 8:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win Joy! love/hugs, LG

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 12:33:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Joy, I was going to do David and G but then the comp ended, wouldn't have been this good anyhow well done xx

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 4:21:00 PM
    nice dedication Joy...congrats on the win

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 3:56:00 PM
    Joy. love the dedication for David.. take care~ PD

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 2:31:00 PM
    Joy, this is inspirational as many, if not all of us, meet many Goliaths in our lives! I've come to learn that I can not do it on my own, so I've learned to lean on God. Thanks for sharing this, my Sis. Much love, Annalise

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 4:44:00 PM
    SUPER AMAZING WRITE JOY AS IT RINGS SO TRUE DOWN THRU THE AGES OF LIFE LUV .. WONDERFUL PRESENTATION .. SENDING WINNING WISHES TO U WITH BLESSINGS ..

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 2:47:00 PM
    Good job, Joy. I love Bible based poems.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 10:28:00 PM
    wonderful write,this sounds like the song sung when David and his men went into battle,love it Joy

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 2:21:00 PM
    Great work that you have penned telling the great Biblical story..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick
    Date: 10/21/2012 2:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Good luck in the contest..This one reads like a winner..Sara
  1. Date: 10/21/2012 11:31:00 AM
    HE probably was the greatest David ever, and this is a really cool poem about him. Love your format, Joy.

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 6:53:00 AM
    love this, my friend

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 11:12:00 PM
    A very intelligent and well toned composition Joy - History is best utilized when construed allegorically, most practicable when applied to universal perspective that all have an opportunity to relate, or empathize with - a brilliant demonstration of how art can successfully unite ethics with History - J.A.B. %

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 9:37:00 PM
    David, I am praying for you as you go through this crusible...please hold strong and come out being the refined gold that you are. One love my friend! Joy wells

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 8:47:00 PM
    nicely written Joy.....I did one on King David also....best wishes....love

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 7:28:00 PM
    Love this creative write Joy, somewhat I feel you must live up to your name, I sense you give great joy to those you love, so glad you wrote this, I am sure David will enjoy it immensely , hugs vie

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 7:22:00 PM
    Gish darn it! How do I keep missing your calls? I'm sorry. if I don't happen to have the headset on, I can't hear it. I really need to find out why my speakers aren't working. I'll skype you tomorrow morning, if your available. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 6:16:00 PM
    Good choice for our David! Thanks for all your kind comments. Light & Love