Below is the poem entitled This Brother Told Me To Go Away which was written by poet
Pemberton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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This Brother Told Me To Go Away!
I knew of a brother, who told me; “Go away!”
Throughout the years, he had nothing to say!
Perhaps I should put a trophy up on his wall…
It would read: “1st place for not
giving his brother a call.”
I’m not sure if it was something I did or said.
It’s almost like he “wishes I were dead.”
I wouldn’t want to be walking in his shoes!
It’s him. Not me. That’s going to lose!
Is “cutting someone off,” really our place?
Especially those who’ve received his grace?
Should a trophy in your home also be displayed?
Has God’s love in your life been portrayed?
Rather than trying to give someone a “shove.”
Why not take time, and show him God’s love?
God’s love speaks louder than 10,000 words.
Especially to the many who haven’t heard!
Is there anyone whom you refuse
to say; “I love you?”
I pray that the love of Christ will reach you!
Being an example of Christ needs to be our goal!
His eternal peace and love needs to fill our soul!
If you can’t forgive...
You’ll neither be forgiven!
Who is the Lord…
Of the way you’re livin’???
By Jim Pemberton