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Hope

Hope
I care not for the odds
Spoken by sooth sayer voices
They are blinded by statistics 
For a seemingly sure concept
Though a bleakness dampens 
Every fainting ray of light
There exist an unexplainable God 
Characteristic of sensitivity
Endowed to man by birthright 
To no other creature but he
In my bleakest hour 
I dare not say 
I do not believe
What I search for is an impossible concern
A thing so obscured 
There seemingly just isn't a way 
I trust not in the man
He doesn't understand 
For God my Father has just the plan
My wants are as heavy on my heart
As a weight to a drowning man
I can not save nor free a single sinner man
To heal the unhealable
Lame to walk again
To save the dieing 
Breath to life again
I view both the rising and setting of sun 
I walk in a light not viewed by temporal man
The wretchedness of worldly life
As I seek to do what is right
Infringed by fear of plotted death
What so ever to be my plight 
Hope sustains when all reasonable efforts are tested
Hope- the belief in worldly impossibilities
Hope -the sweetest of God given characteristics 
Hope -the strength to endure the unimaginable
Hope -the force of movement to that which would make still
Hope -the song for the heart when all instruments fail
Hope -the submission to death for there is life yet awaiting 
Hope –the gift from God  for our rejoicing

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  1. Date: 3/16/2014 5:46:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win Mark... Penned beautifully... Verlena

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 4:55:00 AM

    Wonderful poem penned well and congrats on the win, mark

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 4:16:00 AM

    Mark:) Awesome win.... Take care Love *Skat

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 3:59:00 AM

    Mark, Congratulations! Thank you for the support ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 9:36:00 AM

    Hope..a light in pure darkness when all others go out...beautiful...sigh fav'd love Jayne xxx

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 7:56:00 AM

    Fantastic poem! I love the line "Hope- the song for the heart when all instruments fail" That one line sums up hope.

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 12:36:00 PM

    What an enjoyable poem!!!!