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Keeping My Mind

I know what is to become of this frame, But I don't know how it will get there. Heart attack? Cancer? Hit by a train? The causes are endless and oft unfair. The "how" of my demise I can't arrange Nor can other mortals the same as me. I wish, however (don't think it strange) To make to my Maker an urgent plea. `Tis this: Don't let me lose my mind. Visit me with every ill known to be. Rack me with whatever doctors find. But my mind, dear God, leave it free. I know it's brash to make this request. Who am I to dabble with things divine? Perhaps then it's best to simply suggest Please, Lord, let me keep my mind.

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Date: 10/17/2014 1:20:00 AM
I love your poem my sweet new friend Paul! Your request to the Lord, moves me a lot and can relate to it. The thought of losing ones memories, especially of course not remembering the faces dear to our hearts, it's really petrifying when we think about it. I' m sure the Lord listens our prayers Paul, and has heard yours. God knows what's best for all. Take care now. I'm taking time reading lots of your poems too, since you came to the Soup. :) A 7 from me! Hugs! Love and light! xxxx D.
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