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My Heart in Prison

The ugly prison was dark and dank. Solitary cells lined up on each side. I paced up and down the corridor Saw each prisoner his face hide. I knew them all, for I put them there, Uncle John who stole half my earnings, My teacher who failed me just to spite me, My neighbour reported me with warnings. A writer who jealously always blocked me, My lawyer whom I caught on me spying A woman who sent me many insulting messages, Even my cheating wife was there crying. Where is this prison you might well ask? Why it’s locked up within my heavy heart? And the worst of it all, there’s no way out, What could I do to erase all and my life restart? Only one way to rid the heaviness of my heart. To learn the true way to forgive all sins, Truly forget all useless wishes of revenge Then perhaps with the Lord’s help a new life begins. Fiction

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Date: 11/13/2022 3:52:00 AM
Victor, glad this is fiction, well penned!
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Date: 11/12/2022 5:52:00 PM
Yes went we let go of anger and revenge, life begins anew with Christ
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Date: 11/12/2022 11:08:00 AM
Sometimes it's hard to forgive but it's the right way because thoughts of revenge will consume you. Tom
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Date: 11/12/2022 5:32:00 AM
I am so Glad its fiction Victor Phew!! Enjoyed it! Cuddles…Debx
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Date: 11/12/2022 2:18:00 AM
Hi Victor, sorry I am late reading this. I am glad that you wrote the word Fiction at the end. I would have been worried. You penned all these concerns so well you had me believing them. Glad they were untrue my friend. There is ALWAYS something to be glad about to help cast out all bad memories. Best wishes from your friend Wendy.
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Date: 11/11/2022 7:05:00 PM
The message though is loud and clear, Victor.
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Date: 11/11/2022 9:59:00 AM
Wise words Victor for those with unforgiving hearts. The Lord said we should forgive seventy times seven, that’s four hundred and ninety steps towards heaven.. Blessings, Belle
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Date: 11/11/2022 5:11:00 AM
Very good, Victor! We can see into the protagonist’s heart
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Date: 11/10/2022 12:11:00 PM
- When life goes against us, we can do something about it ... life doesn't always go as planned ... but we move on - hugs
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Date: 11/10/2022 11:42:00 AM
The message imparted by this impacting verse, is a wise one. Like hate, too much anger is poison to the soul. Best to let it go, forgive, and begin again. Superb writing, Victor. :)
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Date: 11/10/2022 8:44:00 AM
Whoa!! I would hope so that it is fictional. Yes, anger, bitterness and strife all get buried deep within and it only hurts the one who is holding onto the bitterness. Creative work. Thanks for sharing and for dropping by my page. Sara
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Date: 11/10/2022 7:09:00 AM
Forgiveness and affection always win the end. You conveyed a great message if everybody is able to forgive, our earth will be a better place
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Date: 11/10/2022 6:22:00 AM
Oh, a different verse... restart & forgive with the lords help. Blessing my dear friend
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Date: 11/10/2022 5:40:00 AM
Awesome message in your serious poem, forgiveness and love always wins, Victor:)
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Date: 11/10/2022 5:31:00 AM
Thoughts of revenge roil our minds. I like the message you convey to get rid of such thoughts--forgive and forget!
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Date: 11/10/2022 4:15:00 AM
Wise words, Victor. Hope this superb write is widely read. Bravo!
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Date: 11/10/2022 4:06:00 AM
Letting things go, forgiveness and love are the antidots to all ugly thoughts making our mind a prison. When we practice these virtues, God will intervene and make our lives new. Beautiful nessage dear Victor !
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Date: 11/10/2022 1:52:00 AM
True, Victor. It really doesn't matter. I look back and say, guess what? I survived! Elizabeth
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