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Hostile Times II

Hostile Times II
By Nate Spears
	

Busted love is my Crystal Ball's fortune
My heart hurts in a torturing way
Nothing ever works in my favor
Standing still 
I lower my head and pray 
Confessing to God 
All I have to give

A 16 year old rebellious daughter
A 13 year old son that’s dead
My father is in prison; so is the one of my two kids
Is this really a way of living?
I didn’t have a choice from the days beginning
Anything different
Would have a given me a chance
at living

Walls of barriers bearing on us 
On this earth we stand
Refusing to let go of this curse
If no bill is signed by Congress
My unemployment runs out next Thursday 
Now I contemplate what’s next?
Sex dollars or Creflo's Dollars?
Be an honest woman; or
Be a fool that’s starving?
When pushed to the limit
All governors are discarded.

Hostile Times rains upon us
Other nations joins the honors
The Elite makes me vomit
There’s plenty of resources among us
God have mercy and let it trickle down on us
Rather than become degrading
In this pew 
I choose prayer
Becoming Sunday Mornings best
Washing away my pains that become abreast; with my chest
Bringing in a new day, 
A today, 
For a better way
In these hostile times we live in.

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  1. Date: 3/27/2013 9:42:00 PM

    Hey Buddy great poem of worldly struggles. Keep them coming.

    Spears Avatar Nate Spears Date: 3/28/2013 9:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hello Buddie, It's nice to see you again. I hope all has been well with you!!! Thanks for the kind and encouraging words!!! My new book releases today and it's packed plenty with inspiring and deep poems to uplift the soul!!!! Thanks for dropping by and leaving a few words :) Have A Blessed Day Abigale
  1. Date: 3/26/2013 10:16:00 AM

    great write Nate,love your spiritual side,you need to check out a few of mine might uplift your soul in these hard times

    Spears Avatar Nate Spears Date: 3/26/2013 11:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Richard....I will definitely drop by and check out some right now!!!
  1. Date: 3/20/2013 4:10:00 PM

    A very nice read Thanks for posting it.

    Spears Avatar Nate Spears Date: 3/21/2013 8:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Robert, thanks for taking a minute to review my work as well!!! I truly appreciate the kind words.