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So much violence I have wittiness these last few weeks -- some right in my own neighborhood.




        blood pouring forth . . . red

           yelling . . . hate  r a d i a t i n g 

                                      shooting, dying . . .  why




“A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentations . . . “ Jeremiah

“. . . so much weeping!  Such a burden of lamentation!  I will not gloss over the terrible pain and sorrow that comes from vanity and anger, but neither will I forget the final word of resurrection. “  Eugene Petersen



David Meade
01/21/2015
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Date: 2/7/2015 8:02:00 AM
Very powerful, especially when I hear the name of Jeremiah, the weeping prophet. I believe He would be weeping for America today. For as did Israel, so have we drifted away. Oh may the blind see! Take care David and enjoy the weekend.
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Date: 2/2/2015 12:46:00 PM
David, what a powerful and short piece, interesting my friend, thanks for the sharing, and for your comments on my work, cheri
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Date: 2/2/2015 3:28:00 AM
A very poignant and well written piece David.
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Date: 1/30/2015 2:46:00 PM
sad beyond words Light & Love
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Date: 1/30/2015 10:42:00 AM
David, your poem is very deep and thought provoking, I like the flow and the presentation very much and thanks for visiting my poetry ~~
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Date: 1/30/2015 8:06:00 AM
Yes. So discouraging, I seldom turn on the news. Recently, we have been watching "The Allman Report." It's almost impossible to find a news report that is not slanted, or distorted by opinion. I like the way you relate the hate and anger to scripture. Jeremiah was projecting forward to King Herod and the slaying of all male children under the age of two in Bethlehem, in an effort to kill the infant Jesus.
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Date: 1/30/2015 12:57:00 AM
A very powerful verse David. Seeing violence is very disheartening and stressful. That word...why... a touching piece. Hugs...Laura
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Date: 1/29/2015 1:58:00 PM
yes, what you said below in your reply to me is the same thought that had occurred to ME!!!
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Date: 1/29/2015 1:10:00 PM
Wish we had all the answers David; this powerful write shows the ugly side of human nature...fortunately there is much good that makes up for it. #7 // paul
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Date: 1/28/2015 7:29:00 PM
powerful pen david excellent piece pal
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Date: 1/27/2015 2:08:00 PM
Someone said it's all insanity. This I do believe. Thanks for visiting. Love, daver
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Date: 1/27/2015 2:05:00 PM
Your descriptive wording and use of sullen imagery brought it all to life with clarity and grace. Emile.
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Date: 1/24/2015 6:14:00 PM
So sad and very descriptive! Good write.
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Date: 1/24/2015 7:30:00 AM
resurrection precedes love.
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Date: 1/23/2015 5:18:00 PM
More sincere expressions of your compassion for humanity, David. Your catch phrase Live generously should also be Love generously.
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Date: 1/26/2015 2:46:00 PM
I love you comment -- with just one vowel change . . . if you are loving generously you must be living generously -- I am going to start using it . . . be on the look out dear Andrea.
Date: 1/23/2015 2:31:00 PM
Why?..I often ask that question Dave..So much said in few lines Dave.
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Date: 1/23/2015 1:02:00 PM
Powerful work..The world hasn't seen anything yet..I'm impressed with your work..I am glad that I chose this one to read today. Thanks. for stopping by.. Sara
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Date: 1/23/2015 11:08:00 AM
This is a powerful piece with spooky undertones, intense and very effective in it's meaning of verse, well done, cheri and thank you your comments on my poems also I apprieciate your feed back, cheri
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Date: 1/23/2015 9:19:00 AM
Wow! Stunning...Intense...Powerful....Driven. Every word has an impact.
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Date: 1/22/2015 2:26:00 PM
- Awesome with power, David !!! - Well done :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/22/2015 9:04:00 AM
The world should be placed in the hands of poets! This is a powerful declaration, "why" indeed.
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Date: 1/21/2015 11:53:00 PM
Just Wow.. Intense and emotive, David! By the way, I'm a huge EP fan!
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Date: 1/21/2015 1:33:00 PM
It paints a picture with words and makes you feel them...this is hard to accomplish and you done it well. Emile.
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Date: 1/21/2015 1:15:00 PM
A world of pain and sorrow cannot be glossed over. It can only be conquered with the greatest love...brilliant as always, David...hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 1/21/2015 11:55:00 AM
Great write David...I saw two teens get off the bus this morning and start a fight with each other. One pulled out a knife and attacked the other...luckily the police subdued them both within 5 minutes
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