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An example for my currrent contest. It is written to the melody and cadence of the song Chariots of fire.

A song of hope follow the melody of the song Chariots of fire melody starts at 30sec mark Vs 1 With dark days upon us, seems there's no way out Oppression may blind us, to the light all around Vs2 When daylight comes calling, you ignore the call You don't feel like standing, In case you may fall Chorus Please don't give up hope in our God, please don't give up hope The Almighty will help you to cope He'll help us to cope Please don't give up hope in our God, please don't give up hope The Almighty will comfort you, He'll comfort us too Vs3 No matter what ails you, He knows what you need Your best friend will be there, in word and in deed Vs4 And if you have suffered, the loss of loved ones Your heart may be breaking, maybe you feel numb Chorus Please don't give up hope in our God, please don't give up hope The Almighty will help you to cope He'll help us to cope Please don't give up hope in our God, please don't give up hope The Almighty will comfort you, He'll comfort us too Vs 5 It's time to go searching, for comfort from God His words will release you, inspire in you awe Chorus Please don't give up hope in our God, please don't give up hope The Almighty will help you to cope He'll help us to cope Please don't give up hope in our God, please don't give up hope The Almighty will comfort you, He'll comfort us too John Derek Hamilton sample for my Song of Hope contest July11,2020

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Date: 7/17/2020 12:21:00 AM
Such a great lyric you have penned, John, mine is not so great, but I tried:)
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John Hamilton
Date: 7/17/2020 9:55:00 AM
Thanks Jo for your kind visit and words, I'm sure your entry is excellent!
Date: 7/16/2020 2:37:00 PM
Great to sample your fine example, John! Hope you'll get some fiery contest rolling in! :) gw
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Date: 7/16/2020 9:48:00 PM
There has been some really good ones so far, I'm really trying to help poets see it's not so hard to write song lyrics, so that's the purpose of this contest. Thanks for the read and the kind visit!
Date: 7/13/2020 11:32:00 AM
It's faith that gives us hope and you expressed your feelings beautifully, John. It's nice to read poetry with a positive message. (I haven't been able to write lately -- family health issues.) Hugs, Carolyn
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John Hamilton
Date: 7/13/2020 12:10:00 PM
Sorry to hear you're having difficulties Carolyn, too bad you're not writing now, I would have enjoyed your entry in my contest, this lyric is a sample, just trying to make it easier for everyone to write lyrics. I appreciate your kind visit!
Date: 7/12/2020 6:36:00 AM
I feel the emotions, John--very apt song of hope and comfort for the world. We need to hear more soothing words like yours.
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Date: 7/12/2020 10:56:00 AM
Thanks Vijay I can always depend on you for a comment, I am truly grateful!
Date: 7/11/2020 10:27:00 PM
John, wonderful song lyrics and great example for your contest _Constance
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Date: 7/11/2020 10:32:00 PM
Thanks Constance look forward to your entry!