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Hear Me O Lord

H is breath was growing shallow, as the 
E vening sun dipped behind the clouds
A ugmenting the shadows cast around the 
R oom where she kept her solitary vigil

M inute by minute, death’s spectre crept
E ver forward, ready to stake his claim

O ffended by death’s effrontery, she

L owered her head in prayer,
O nly a miracle could save him now;
R esolutely she prayed, but to no avail
D eath moved too fast, and stole her love away.




For the 'What's my Theme' competition - Theme 'A Prayer'

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 3/9/2011 11:20:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry X 3 making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals Janette. Love Carol
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Date: 3/6/2011 6:15:00 PM
Congrats Janette on your first round success in the Poetry Soup contest luv...
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Date: 2/18/2011 12:59:00 PM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Janette. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/14/2011 5:42:00 PM
Congrats Janette, on your acrostic being featured. God Bless. Vince
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Date: 7/23/2010 4:41:00 AM
I'm thrilled...you are so good, great suspence write!...^_^ v
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Date: 7/8/2010 6:43:00 AM
Very beautiful words here. I think the flow was very gentle and the words very meaningful. Nice work.
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Date: 7/7/2010 12:29:00 PM
Jannette, this is a superb acrostic read, captivating imagery and tone. Excellent theme choice. Best Wishes, Always, Adell
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Date: 6/28/2010 10:19:00 PM
A very touching poem indeed. I loved the theme. Thanks for your comments.
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Date: 6/28/2010 3:05:00 PM
Hey neat way to write a poem and thanks for the comment on mine.
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Date: 6/14/2010 1:07:00 PM
thanks for the congats, on my poem. Enjoyed your poem as well,. have a wonderful day,..Sidney LeeAnn
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Date: 6/13/2010 6:17:00 AM
A great poem Janette! Robert
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Date: 6/5/2010 10:14:00 PM
how sad, but how nice your poem is, Congratulations on your fine win! Luv, andrea
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Date: 6/1/2010 9:46:00 PM
Janette, congrats on your placement in the contest - I believe I took more away the second read - Outstanding YF4L, God Bless, mj
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Date: 6/1/2010 11:40:00 AM
Congrats Janette on your winning poem in Whats My Theme contest.. with this wonderful write on your theme... enjoy your victory dance... luv.. Linda-Marie
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Date: 5/31/2010 10:52:00 AM
The sadness seep through your words.. Thank you for opening up and sharing with us.. Ps : thank you for your comment on mine ~ rgds Wilma
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Date: 5/24/2010 10:05:00 PM
I feel your sadness, Janette. And I remember you sharing about your husband's passing away on a Soup blog. I am really sorry for your loss. But you have done a splendid job with this acrostic. Thanks for sharing and thank you for your kind comments on my featured poem today. Best wishes, Caroline.
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Date: 5/24/2010 2:38:00 PM
This is so well written, sad and reflective. A pleasure to read and savor. Well done. Regards Heidie
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Date: 5/23/2010 5:39:00 PM
Great entry here ! Sad yet well writen ! james
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Date: 5/19/2010 3:47:00 PM
It must have been hard to write about your loss, Janette, but this poem is very moving. Sad, but beautifully penned! Hope you are doing alright, dear. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 5/19/2010 3:38:00 PM
Janette, moving and well written poem - very well written - tugs at the heart strings - God Bless, mj
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