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These Tears

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Below is the poem entitled These Tears which was written by poet Eileen Manassian. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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These Tears

These tears that you see
Running down my cheeks
Bathing my face...
They don’t disappear
Without a trace
He keeps every one
In divine bottles of love
In a celestial room
Flask upon flask of my pain
He keeps track of
And one day He’ll break them open with me
When I’ve been set free
And those salty tears of mine
Will water the garden
Of my heavenly mansion
That He’s prepared for me.
My tears of sorrow
That you made me cry
Many a day and many a night
He will turn into tears of joy
Unchecked and unbottled
Free!

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Psalm 56:8 New Living Translation (NLT)
8 You keep track of all my sorrows
    You have collected all my tears in your bottle.
    You have recorded each one in your book.

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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 4:28:00 PM
    We can only hope our tears are few, Regards Richard

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 5/31/2014 2:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your post, Mr Seal. Unfortunately, my tears of late have been many....The storm will pass.
  1. Date: 3/14/2013 2:25:00 AM
    Hi Eileen lovely words and a wonderful subjuct, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 12:07:00 PM
    Beautiful poem prompted by scripture. Tears shed in pain will see joyful results..... you might like "The Glory Road" which is inspired by scripture...... Love Ya..... Jake

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 3/13/2013 12:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Jake! The scriptures are a sure comfort in time of need. My favorite author? Paul..what would the New Testament be without his writing! I will give it a read. Thanks for stopping by!
  1. Date: 3/12/2013 8:23:00 AM
    Pretty amazing when you take time to think about it. Well said.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 3/13/2013 5:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    :) Thanks, Richard. You are very kind.