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Below is the poem entitled a DAVID FOR DAVID contest which was written by poet Victoria Anderson-Throop. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Long ago there lived a man--
King David, poet, ruled a  land
As a singer showed his heart
As a warrior played his part
Tried to follow God’s great law
But he had a tragic flaw
Stole a woman for his wife
Took her gallant husband’s life
Cried out in the dead of night
For regret--- that was his plight
Whether love was right or wrong
Bathsheba was his heart's love-song

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  1. Date: 11/15/2012 11:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Cyndi's "David's for David" contest Victoria. Love, Carol ~David~ is sure to love every one of the poems written.

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 9:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win Victoria! love/hugs, LG

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 12:49:00 AM
    Congratulations on another win Victoria, well done xx

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 4:02:00 PM
    Victoria. love the dedication for David.. take care~ PD

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 3:55:00 PM
    This is a very nice, weel written poem, Victoria... Congratulations on your win... Terry