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A Carpenters Hands

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A Carpenters Hands

Splinters in his hands
The thorns of his profession
Wait to be removed

A dream comes to life
Under his hands it takes shape
Satisfaction reigns

He creates beauty
Wood yields to his artistry 
A carpenter’s hands…

Eileen Manassian Ghali

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  1. Date: 9/2/2013 3:53:00 AM

    His mission accomplished: He has followed the Lord's plan! Profound!

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Always so wonderful to get a visit from you, my sage! Thank you for reading and posting, Demetri.....Ola Kala? Elpizo aufto!
  1. Date: 9/2/2013 12:58:00 AM

    Soup mail

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :)..... ANOTHER ONE? Just kidding....Well, the collaboration is over, Richard...It went well.... I'm pleased!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 11:14:00 PM

    I like this! Very creative :)

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Becca. I have a dear friend who is a carpenter....and that inspired me to write this. Of course...Jesus was a carpenter....I guess that has always made this profession seem beautiful to me!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 9:35:00 PM

    Bold and humble.....very well done...MD

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, my dear sweet MD. I love you!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 6:54:00 PM

    wonderful! i really like this one, eileen!

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) I'm touched! Thanks for stopping by, Ilene! Always a pleasure!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 5:03:00 PM

    Definately your best EVER EVER EVER. Need I say more. Take care Richard. Faved

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/1/2013 11:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, Richard...I'm afraid you do need say more....but, I will be content...Thank you!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:40:00 PM

    a carpenter is an artist indeed with an amazing talent.I love things made out of wood so much.

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/3/2013 2:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    grrrrr.....my husband's and my taste...edit edit edit...
    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh....my husband and my taste in furniture differs SO SO much...He likes modern...I like old...I love antiques...and I LOVE things made of wood. Ah...so so beautiful. I'm still dreaming of a wooden four poster bed, and lacy curtains he promised me when we got married....I'm losing hope! Thanks for the visit, my sweet!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:25:00 PM

    What a sweet write for such a noble profession....well done! Hugs

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    The profession IS noble, my dear...Don't know if all the carpenters are! ;) Thanks for the visit, my dear!!!! Hugs!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:21:00 PM

    you cuddle this piece with such mastery, eileen.. how deep and heartfelt!..:) hugggs

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    WOW!!!! What an amazing post....I'm flying high! Thanks, my dear Nette! Hugs!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 12:43:00 PM

    When Jesus designed you he was on a roll that day. You are his handiwork.

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Richard...I wish I could compile all your posts. You lift my soul...This must be the nicest one ever! Thanks ever so much for being the caring and affirmative man that you are. Bless you!
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 12:18:00 PM

    Hi Eileen, Nice write as I appreciated as my grandfather was a carpenter.. Ken

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali Date: 9/2/2013 12:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :) I wish I could have wooden furniture everywhere in my house. I wish I could live in a wooden house and have a wooden chest of drawers. I LOVE everything made of wood! :) Thanks, Ken....your visit is sweet.