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The Mighty Hand

When the blackest nightmares were realized
and bitter truth pierced cracked, brittle armor
When candles of last hope flickered and faded
and darkness closed on the edge of vision
When despair careened towards insanity
and aching fists and fingers began to slip
When the abyss called, a mighty hand reached
and lifted me silent to higher ground

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 9/5/2017 8:51:00 AM
A moving poem Tim. Thick with desperation. Beautifully done! Congratulations!
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Date: 9/4/2017 11:32:00 PM
Moving tribute to God, Tim--CONGRATS on your top win! Janice
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Date: 10/10/2016 6:05:00 PM
Been there.....Done that. It was some truly honest and honorable men who who embodied those "mighty hands". Beautifully written description of the descent into despair.
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Date: 10/9/2016 3:47:00 PM
Very deep and powerful, Tim...a 'force' we all eventually meet. Congratulations on your win! Sandra
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Date: 10/8/2016 9:51:00 PM
wow, deep stuff Tim, really loved this one....congratulations on your placement! :)-luloo
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Date: 5/25/2016 6:54:00 AM
Like the poem the title reminds me of Star Wars haha
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Date: 10/3/2014 10:28:00 AM
wow Tim. :) these 8 lines are waves of realizations. powerful and meaningful.. :) im glad I choose this among the others.. :) and i agree at some point that this must have been higher.. :)
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Date: 10/2/2014 9:42:00 PM
very powerful one of the best I've read! Much much higher in my book. Congrad's Cher Light & love
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Date: 10/2/2014 10:39:00 AM
very powerful write Tim:- congrats on your HM I would have loved to see other winners rather than 1-3 and the rest HM's I personally would have loved to see this in the top 3:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 10/2/2014 5:46:00 AM
Dropping again to congratulate you, Tim.
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Date: 3/27/2014 11:40:00 AM
Tim, Congratulations, on your own favorite poem. Stay Xool *xox* Forever LINDA
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Date: 3/21/2014 8:44:00 PM
Congratulations on another win with this fine poem. Love, Joyce
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Date: 3/21/2014 7:28:00 AM
It was a pleasure to read your best and favorite poem. Congrats on the win, tim
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Date: 9/24/2013 4:17:00 PM
This work is awesome!! No wonder it is in the winners’ list..Sara
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Date: 9/22/2013 8:00:00 PM
Tim, nice Metrical verse win... luv~Linda
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Date: 9/22/2013 5:55:00 AM
wow...powerful poem you have penned...congrats on your win :)
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Date: 9/21/2013 12:07:00 AM
Congrats on winning the place in the contest, Tim
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Date: 9/20/2013 10:24:00 PM
Congratulations Tim Hope all is well.
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Date: 6/25/2013 4:54:00 PM
Tim, congratulations on a great win.... I loved this entry.... Jake
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Date: 6/25/2013 1:27:00 PM
Powerful! Tim, congrats on your 1st place win with this incredible write! Love, Kim
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Date: 6/25/2013 10:59:00 AM
Wow!!This is amazing Tim!Congrats on your top win.
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Date: 6/25/2013 7:09:00 AM
WOW. You certainly made the most of eight lines! I am blown away by this one, Tim. Very well-deserved 1st place win!!
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Date: 6/25/2013 6:56:00 AM
AMEN!!! Congrats on this amazing win! Tim........I LOVE THIS! To my favs it goes!
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Date: 6/25/2013 6:26:00 AM
Tim this is excellent. Congratulation on your fabulous win. Warm Smiles, Connie
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Date: 6/25/2013 2:05:00 AM
A wonderful poem. These eight lines have described the trajectory of life and that hope is always in your belief...I loved the flow and the optimism...great piece of art..Bidhu
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