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DIAMONDS FROM DUST

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DIAMONDS FROM DUST

 

Now, I understand better
How, God steps into my matter
all the while I'd thought He cared less
By letting me toil in Life's mess


He sat on his throne rather,
as a Loving Father gazing upon me
as my comfort one after the other
gradually was plucked off me


He had me strip off like a dress
all that seemed of great value to me
Leaving me in want and emptiness
that I may look deep down within me


In my distress I cried out in pain
feeling as though no longer existing
all efforts to put me together went in vain
as the components of me kept splitting


I lost a glimpse of my personality
clouded by my heart splitting mishaps
with fore-sight appearing miles away from reality
"Patience oh Child!" He said,the dawn is near perhaps;


Now, I rejoice and embrace those seizures
for they're here to dig up in me treasures
utilizing my most disheartening story
Even to ascribe God undivided Glory

                                     _Ngozi Omachi

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  1. Date: 9/26/2013 9:30:00 AM
    Good day Ngozi, thank you for embracing the rawness of your personality. you have given much grace to the ending imagery... always~ Linda

    Omachi Avatar Ngozi Omachi
    Date: 9/26/2013 9:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Good day Linda, thank you for taking out time to read my piece and giving your generous thoughts with compliments too... I really do appreciate it. Cheers!
  1. Date: 9/21/2013 10:58:00 AM
    - A really beautiful poem - Have a great weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Omachi Avatar Ngozi Omachi
    Date: 9/24/2013 6:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Anne... trust your week is coming fine?