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Ledger

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Ledger


Hereto, while my soul lies dying,
throttled by the winds of change,
hobbled by the wrath of time
'til nothing but a gasp remains.

There abides a trace of mischief
tempered with a shred of grace,
an iota of confusion
on this saint/sinner's face.

I'm not meant to meet my Maker
'til I've done what I must do
to set the ledger to His liking,
strike a chord 'twixt me and you.

I will need exoneration,
all my mischief set to rest,  
then will I be granted access,
take my place among the blessed.

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  1. Date: 1/26/2013 1:06:00 PM
    Yes, there is a lot of mischief in me as well. Good one, Keith!!

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 9:09:00 PM
    Hello Keith, wow... this poem awesome. all wagers are heavy when accounted for... love this...LINDA

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 7:33:00 PM
    There must be hope for me yet then Keith.." Again enjoyed the write today.!

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 10:58:00 AM
    Beautiful thoughts in your poem, Keith. - Have a lovely weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 10:42:00 AM
    This is a fantastic and wondrous write my friend! I truly enjoyed reading this fine poem this afternoon! What a harmonious piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 10:26:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poem, Keith! Great work! Love, Kim