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Alone on Christmas Day

I knelt down by my bedside then I bowed my head to pray I ask the Lord, why must I be alone on Christmas day? I have no children of my own I have no loving wife Why must I be alone like this? why must I live this life? A life lived mostly by myself at one time felt so grand But, now I'm so much older and, I just don't understand Why it is...that this must be for I know...you love me so Please answer me this question 'cause I have a need to know I thought I'd be alone this day Then, I heard the church bells chime That's when I realized, I was never alone 'cause you've been with me all the time

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Date: 1/22/2014 5:02:00 PM
In some ways, this reminds me of the Old Testament Book of Habakkuk. Impressive write.
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Roger Horsch
Date: 1/23/2014 6:23:00 AM
Thanks again for visiting Robert.....Your friend in poetry....Roger
Date: 1/8/2014 5:59:00 PM
Roger Words that tug at my heartstrings. You made the reader feel sadness, sorrow, loneliness, heartbreak and abandonment until the very end, with a nice happy surprise. Nice job Thanks for the awesome comment on my January poem. Hugs
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Roger Horsch
Date: 1/8/2014 6:20:00 PM
Thank you Robin, It means a lot to me that you stopped by. My message to the readers is that we are never alone.....Hugs....Roger
Date: 1/5/2014 3:41:00 PM
Such a sad story, had there not been the comforting ending. Creative piece. Hugs, Juliet.
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Roger Horsch
Date: 1/6/2014 5:04:00 PM
You stopped by hear too. Thanks Juliet.....Hugs....Roger
Date: 12/31/2013 1:45:00 PM
a wonderful ending Roger................soup mail............SKAT
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/31/2013 2:30:00 PM
Thank you so much Skat, You are so nice....Hugs....Roger
Date: 12/31/2013 1:33:00 AM
This is a very beautiful heartfelt Christmas poem my dear friend Roger! I can somehow relate on this last Christmas day;)))). This is a great inspirational poem indeed and i love it so much especially the ending. Thank you so much for sharing! Have a happy & Prosperous New Year 2014 to come! love lots and biggest hugs, Leonora
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/31/2013 6:41:00 AM
Thank you so much Leonora, Having you stop by with such wonderful words means a lot to me. May you also have a Happy New Year.....Hugs....Roger
Date: 12/28/2013 11:53:00 PM
wow, this is a great spiritual message here, Roger, said in a down to earth way for all who read it. So glad to see this poem. I lose track of people sometimes . I can't believe I had not seen this one since before Xmas when you posted it.
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/29/2013 8:29:00 AM
First of all thank you Andrea for reading my poem and for saying such nice things. We were all busy over the holliday's. No worry...hugs....Roger
Date: 12/28/2013 2:33:00 PM
Awesome Roger. Never alone for even one second. Great thought. For if the sparrow is so loved how much must God love us.
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/28/2013 5:49:00 PM
Thanks Vincent, You definitely got the message of the poem....Roger
Date: 12/27/2013 8:09:00 PM
so true your words are...we are never trully alone if we know where to turn, though sometimes we can feel the tinge of loneliness in an empty home! Good piece!
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/27/2013 8:35:00 PM
Thanks Sandra, We can't be alone as long as we have poetry soup.....Roger
Date: 12/27/2013 10:02:00 AM
Ahh!!! Yes, when we have the faith we are never alone..I hope just a work and not your life..Holidays would be very hard when living alone..Thanks for the visits to my page..Sara
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Date: 12/27/2013 1:37:00 PM
I've been waiting for you to visit Sara, I wanted to show that we are never alone....Hugs....Roger
Date: 12/25/2013 11:25:00 PM
Hello Roger, did you think this day would pass without singing A Christmas Carol together.... , I did not want to leave you out of my Happy Jolly Momment.. Sending you a Christmas Carol.... -- Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh O'er the fields we go Laughing all the way Bells on bob tails ring Making spirits bright What fun it is to laugh and sing A sleighing song tonight Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way Oh, what fun it is to ride In a one horse open sleigh Jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way Oh, what fun it is to ride In a one horse open sleigh HEY! :) <-- You got to love it I do hope you sang with me... Goodnight my friend... LINDA
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/26/2013 6:41:00 AM
I sung it with you. It was great. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. I will talk to you later....Hugs...Roger
Date: 12/24/2013 3:55:00 PM
I can relate to this so well Roger, ive spent so many alone ive lost count, and you do what i do, pray for answers, and God being faithful will give you your hearts desire. Very well penned and nice flow, Merry Christmas, Carl
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Date: 12/24/2013 3:52:00 AM
- Happy Christmas, Roger ! - Have a great time with family and good friends! - Santa Claus huggs from // Anne-Lise :)
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/24/2013 3:10:00 PM
Thank you so much Anne Lise, May you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year....Hugs and love....Roger
Date: 12/22/2013 2:18:00 PM
very nicely done, sometimes we do feel alone when we don't have a mate. But then we talk with HIM and realize we are not alone ;}
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/22/2013 5:59:00 PM
You are so right Debbie, Thank you for visiting.... hugs ...Roger
Date: 12/22/2013 1:34:00 PM
Roger a sad and moving write and a wonderful ending for this hoilday.
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Roger Horsch
Date: 12/22/2013 1:55:00 PM
Thank you Joseph, I pulled this one from down deep.....Roger
Date: 12/22/2013 5:04:00 AM
wow, extremely sad lines, Roger. mmwtbum)) made me miss my own, serenity of love. well that is another case. However, glad you realize God, never leaves you alone. You are the best, when praying. A beautiful Christmas, ending. we are not alone. sending hugs... luv....Linda,
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Date: 12/22/2013 1:53:00 PM
Thank you so much Linda, I wanted to show in this poem that nobody is ever alone. Our Lord is always with us. Oh by the way. What does ( mmwtbum mean? ). Hugs &love....Roger