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A soul awakened

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A soul awakened

He lay there, unable to move 
a vibrant young man, his mistake
going too fast on a wet greasy road
slipped slithered and crashed into a wall
His life was rugby, football all sports 
forever keeping fit, had new girl
will she stay around, doesn’t want pity just love, 
love of each others hearts

He has lain there for 6 months now
feels the inevitable twitch now and again
just muscles flexing themselves, 
giving hope to the person without any, until that day
His surgeon came to him, “
There is a breakthrough, always an element of risk”
Without a second to think he answers
I am ready to take that chance

Epidural spinal cord stimulation and repeated motion training.
After a short time he can now stand for a few minutes
and move his toes.
His soul is awakened belief in prayer answered he smiles again
Hard work and hope will bring him through
The light at the end of the tunnel is now near.

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  1. Date: 5/1/2013 6:12:00 PM
    Seren, congratulations in Gail's "A Soul Awakened" contest.. take care~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/29/2013 12:59:00 PM
    The survival of the human spirit is quiet amazing congratulations Seren, great heart felt poem, xxx

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 1:16:00 PM
    Seren congratulations on your heartfelt poem. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 12:56:00 PM
    congratulations on your number one spot Seren xx

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 11:42:00 AM
    Congrats on your grand win~A.O

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 7:27:00 AM
    What a journey such pain and such joy! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 6:18:00 AM
    Congratulations seren..a great hope filled write...

  1. Date: 4/27/2013 6:55:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win in this contest Seren, sad story with happy ending, very nicely written. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 2:33:00 AM
    very strong stuff Seren, and very well presented . xx

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 4/15/2013 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Mandy...Seren
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 7:48:00 PM
    Wow.......what a powerful story, and thankfully a hopeful message for anyone who may be going through something similar. This is a story worth telling........beautifully written!

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 4/14/2013 10:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Carrie.....Seren
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 9:21:00 AM
    Wonderful Seren ..good luck...Donna

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 4/14/2013 9:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Donna....Seren
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 8:00:00 AM
    Seren, yes, powerful! Jimbo

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 4/14/2013 9:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Jimbo for commenting and stopping...Seren
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 6:29:00 AM
    This is a powerful write you have written here my friend! I am impressed with this incredible poem Seren! You have delighted me with the splendor of this lovely piece! What an astounding poem, Great Work!!

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts
    Date: 4/14/2013 9:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thx Russell ...Seren