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Hem of the Garment

Pain, pain and pain, with never a pause, Could I hear the sound of laughter? Only around me and everywhere, but – Never had I the chance to hear my own Till that day, I heard Him coming! Yelp, yelp and yelp of agony, The ache and affliction through the years Searched and groaned for healing someday Hopes ‘n I shattered - this is destiny I greet, Till that day, I saw the light of hope! Cry, cry and cry, shedding the tears to dry Had I mourned my sorrow out Yet the torment within and out never fade Never could I stop the flowing tears of mine Till that day, my eyes had seen Him Hope, hope and hope, I went through the crowd – Of people crushing Him on every side A few inches away from the healing Stretched forth my hand to receive it – On that day, I touched His garment hem! Faith, faith and faith, filling my heart complete Could I see my future, a happy me With no pain and sorrow, no more tears to shed But happy moments to surround me full On that day, was I healed complete! Fear, fear and fear struck me hard, hearing – “Who art thou touched me? “ From him Though his disciples said, people were – All around Him, He knew He’d healed me, On that day, though I thought it was in secret! Joy, joy and joy, was I overwhelming with Though I stood there afraid in front of Him – And the confused crowd, He embraced me ‘n blessed, I thought I found him first, but never had I realized – Till that day, He had found me, in my mother’s womb! - Sarah Antony

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Date: 2/21/2016 12:14:00 AM
a s d, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
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Date: 12/22/2015 7:36:00 PM
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Date: 6/10/2015 10:22:00 PM
Hi SARAH.. this is a powerful, well constructed write, that I enjoyed reading today! I want to WELCOME you to Poetry Soup, a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. I read a lot of poems and I'm looking forward to checking out more of your works. PS.. If you have a moment, check out my poems as well. I'm looking forward to becoming friends with those who do (Iron sharpens Iron).. Talk soon, LYRIC MAN
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Date: 6/7/2015 11:25:00 PM
Annie Sarah, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 6/6/2015 10:53:00 PM
Sarah, this is a sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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