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He Touched Me

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He Touched Me

 I Sat Alone on a bench one day
 All Reason for Living Gone,
 When a Stranger Sat Beside Me,
 with a Beard and Hair Too Long.
 
 I Was Soon Absorbed in Misery Again,
 Not Knowing That I Cried.
 The Tears Dripped off My Chin
 and I Wished  I Could Have Died.
 
 His Voice Was Kind and Gentle,
 So I Felt No Need to Flee.
 He Asked Me What Was Wrong,
 to Share May Set Me Free.
 
 I Said, "Walk a Mile in My Shoes
 and Feel this Unbearable Pain.
 Face All the Problems I  Have,
 and Feel the Weight of My Shame."
 
 He Said My Troubles Would Go Away
 as the Wind Blows Away the Sands,
 Then a Wondrous Joy Swept Through Me,
 as He Touched Me with Nail Scarred Hands.
 
  

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:13:00 AM
    CONNIE -CONGRATULATIONS!!! With your awesome winning write, in the 5th poem theme contest. always & forever * Linda

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 2:46:00 PM
    Connie congrats to you fine win. Nicely done. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 12:56:00 PM
    `Beautiful! There Is No Greater Beauty, Not In This Life ~ Congratulations, Love, John

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 10:24:00 AM
    Wow!!! I like your poem so much friend Connie...very inspiring..congratulations on your win :) cheers!! :) hugs, maria

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 2:44:00 AM
    Connie, I can't find the direction to go with my praise for this beautifully written entry. It's paradoxical, but wonderfully humbling seems to fit. I treasure your sentiment in this one..... and the last line dropped me to my knees..... Love you so much.... Jake

    Moore Avatar Connie Moore
    Date: 3/19/2014 5:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Jake, I now know how to reply to these comments and I want you to know how much I appreciate all the comments you have given me. I have missed your comments of late. Are you okay? this is March 2014. you haven't posted lately? Hope all is well with you Connie
  1. Date: 7/3/2013 11:32:00 PM
    CONNIE, Congratulations, <3:-) A wonderful 5th poem. thank you for choosing my contest........ ............. LOVE * SKAT