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President Barack Obama Wrote Back To Me


Blog Posted:7/21/2012 4:04:00 PM
I went to check my mailbox, and what I was looking for didn't come. I was a little irritated, but the one letter that did come was very surprising! I noticed the quality of the envelope paper, and looked. To my surprise it came from the White House! It's a response to my Presidential Blessing poem. Barack Obama sent some kind and encouraging words to The Scribe Marlon Linton.....I'll always remember this day. Time to frame it!.... Presidential Blessing........On my knees again Lord, with my palms up-for the Presidential elect Barack Obama-We were just running from the slave masters residence-Then we turned around and ran towards his presidence-They tried to smear his campaign, saying he's a Muslim-While America is war torn and recessed in her bosom-I have a dream, does Martin King become prophet-Known as a Civil Rights leader that earned his doctorate-The White House, members only non-melanin-I came up with that from the pictures of its previous residence-The Inauguration Speech, them the steps we were sold-The freed slave becomes president, what a sight to behold-Lord keep smiling in his direction-Under that, there's guidance and protection-Because stones will be casted by those with imperfections-My God, we have made it-On the television other continents celebrated-You've split the seas again, for our people to go through-North Stars like Oprah Winfrey, helped in guiding us through-Here we are in the promised land-Escaping was narrow, but we arose to Pharoah-Now I see what you're promising-Over 400 years, seeds have been righteously sowed-Finally reaping benefits that's righteously owed-Before my prayer close-I pray for those-Babies, and the rib from his side that you chose-May their eyes open when closed-As sure as Jesus arose- I ask that you lead us Jehov-Back to a place that's profound and distinguished-I marvel at your background architectural genius-As I open my eyes, and arise-Praise I give to you-Hallelujah!
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  1. Date: 7/27/2012 2:41:00 PM
    Thanks Deb a.k.a Boo, I do appreciate your presence! I can never forget you. I have nothing but Love, and Honor for you!

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  1. Date: 7/26/2012 2:44:00 PM
    Soooo Proud of you Boo!! :) Don't forget me! You are sooo the bomb!! love you bunches, deb

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  1. Date: 7/24/2012 8:11:00 PM
    @ Yasmin, no not yet. I just copyright the ones I have. You're a brilliant poet. Fame isn't what I crave. I want a bigger plateau for poetry writer's. I think we need to be in the spotlight, as other entertainers. I can't wait til I'm good!

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  1. Date: 7/24/2012 7:00:00 PM
    @ Ink, thanks fam! Famous is for the stars, I just want to burn! Lol...it caught me off guard, on a serious note.

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  1. Date: 7/24/2012 9:09:00 AM
    Oh wow Marlon...this is great news fam!!!! Patience my friend patience!!! I agree with Yasmin...you will be "famous."

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  1. Date: 7/23/2012 8:38:00 AM
    @ Sunny G., thanks and you can have whatever you want. That made me smile, the autograph thing! : ) @ Yasmin, I don't think I'll know what to do being famous. Hopefully us poets get the recognition we deserve one day! Thank you for your comment!

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 11:06:00 PM
    Marlon, I am so proud of you for your poem that touched the President! How wonderful this day must be! Can't think of a better audience...ps...can I have an autographed photo-copy?...and your autograph too! hee hee hee....tickled pink for U! The only person that has ever wrote back to me was Greg Brady's secretary when I wrote a poem about him for Michael's contest last year...I also sent a poem I wrote about Herman Cain to his headquarters (b4 his candidacy spiraled out of control). Again, glad to share this very special news with you and all of our poetry friends! gwendolen

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:41:00 PM
    @ Joann thanks, all smiles! @ Andrea, thanks for your kind words.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 10:51:00 AM
    Big congrats to you. I enjoyed reading this blog today. Wish I had time to see others! It was an honor for you to get that letter from Obama.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:29:00 AM
    I am impressed - a personal response. Great peom. You deserve the recognition.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:26:00 AM
    @ Carol, going to get a double frame today. Thank you for stopping by!

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:24:00 AM
    Thanks PD...lol the horns! @ Arild, it's appreciated. Have a great day also.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 9:08:00 AM
    A wonderful thing to be acknowledged by the Presidant of the United States. Truly worthy to frame both poem and letter for future generations to see. Congratulations.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 4:19:00 AM
    Marlon,congrats from across the soup bowl.I guess you`ve framed it by now:) I`ve always admired Obama`s down to earth attitude.Great news! Have a nice Sunday over there,Marlon!

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 2:29:00 AM
    @ Vince, thanks! The man took over when the country in a financial storm. It would've been spending by any candidate. You're right about the other party giving him Hell....@ Francine, Thanks! @ Rhonda, Thanks for stopping by and the well wishes! @ Ruben, I have to frame it. I was truly surprised my friend! @ Frank, that's huge. I have to write him and tell him to hook me up lol..@ David, I was thinking the same as you were. Thanks!

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 1:41:00 AM
    Scribe, huge congratulations to you from me over here in UK, that is quite something to have, first thing I would do is photo-copy it, just incase something happens to it. well done...David

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  1. Date: 7/21/2012 9:11:00 PM
    Marlon, congrats to you! What an incredible honor. Thank you for sharing your memorable day. Love and Blessings, Rhonda

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  1. Date: 7/21/2012 8:54:00 PM
    My friend! Im so happy for you...Pride and honor! Congratulations! As Francine said: it should be framed! Ruben.

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  1. Date: 7/21/2012 7:38:00 PM
    congrats, it should be framed indeed

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  1. Date: 7/21/2012 6:18:00 PM
    Hi Marlon, Congrats on the letter. I may not always agree with some of the things he's done and his spending habits scare the hell out of me, but he's taken a hammering not only by the republicans but by some of the inbred southern dems, and has handled it pretty well. This country has come a long way, but we still have miles to go. Again, congrats.

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