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Lord Have Mercy

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Lord Have Mercy

An angel in a Christmas play
Learning about Jesus this way
People have become so earthy
Lord have mercy

Just place an X to blot out Christ
And sell merchandise overpriced
Some have no respect for the clergy
Lord have mercy

Let us once again remember
All the month of December
What Christmas means and be thirsty
For God's mercy

If America doesn't change soon
And come to God_it will be hewn
Burned_ for we are so unworthy 
Lord have mercy

Remember the angel Gabriel
Again and teach your children well
God will look and find some worthy
Lord have mercy 

Sponsor: Cyndi MacMillian
Contest: Season Of Lights, Delight
Theme : Christmas

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  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:49:00 AM
    A wonderful win. And a great comment on our society.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 4:04:00 AM
    Sara, my dear poet friend, my heartfelt congratulations on your awesome win, too! I extremely love this great Christmas poem! So enjoyed! love and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 4:58:00 PM
    Sara, a nice SEASON OF LIGHTS a nice & warm CONGRATULATIONS, with your win is a DELIGHT & ENLIGHTENMENT in OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY (contest)... keep up the good work... always~PD

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 4:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win friend Sara!! Good day and Happy New Year! :)

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 7:28:00 AM
    Beautifully done Sara, many congrats!

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 5:33:00 PM
    well penned Sara...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 4:58:00 PM
    Well done, Sara. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 4:49:00 PM
    Congrats on your big win Sara :D, and wishing you a great and wonderful new year :)

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 11:03:00 AM
    Yes, since religion has taken a backseat in our homes, lawlessness has taken its place. We need to teach our children the basis of what it means to be grounded in faith. Love the message contained in this poem, Sara. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:21:00 AM
    big congrats to you, sara, with your very nicely penned kyrielle.

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 4:32:00 AM
    This is an excellent write Sara. Loved the way it just flows and such a thoughtful message you send here through this poem on Christmas. Well done!

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 3:00:00 PM
    I love this Sara ;} I'm guilty of Xmas as a teenager,,,though I did feel guilty as well. I tell my now six yr old granddaughter " remember who's birthday it is. When I light my candles yr round, she always likes to say a pray .

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 8:17:00 PM
    Wow, I really like this one. Well written - JH

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 3:43:00 PM
    Intresting perspective from Ardrea regarding the X. I have not heard that one before. Great poem and important message. Good luck in the contest.

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick
    Date: 12/16/2012 4:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Andrea, said that it is a Greek letter that means something and is used by non-religious to represent Christ or Christmas..Since this is part of religion for me, it does not apply...Sara
  1. Date: 12/15/2012 10:59:00 AM
    I like this one, but about the Xmas, did you know that is not a bad thing really? The X is the cross for Jesus!!

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 10:15:00 AM
    This is a beautifully crafted write my friend! You have done masterfully with this incredible and amazing poem here Sara! I really enjoyed reading this delightful and truthful piece this afternoon! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 7:24:00 AM
    Very nicely said Sara, soon people will understand that his mercy will be the only way we will all get by in these last days, and hopefully not too late, blessings, Carl