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White Angels, Glowing Lamps

When the wind blows, 
down from the great north, 
it brings a mighty frost. 
Do not be afraid. 
Just because something, 
makes you tremble, 
does not give it the right…
to win. 

Stand tall, all who guard the gate. 
Do not look away. 
The past is coming to call. 
It is trying to get back what it has lost. 
It is trying to take back what you will not give. 
Do not let it, do not let it live again. 

You, I, me, we…
climbed out, 
climbed off , 
this far from the top step…
of deaths door. 
An angel in the night, 
saved…
Sirens 
and people, 
names and faces, 
now forgotten. 
bags of cut up clothes…
thrown away. 
Yet the one… the one that prayed. 

White hospitals, 
full of needles, 
Clean, fresh sheets. 
A dirty and sad heart, 
given a second chance, 
by a stranger, 
a man on the street. 

Someone. 
that took a moment, 
to make sure, 
You, I, me, we 
were still alive. 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 12/28/2019 12:57:00 PM
This is a beautiful well articulated poem. Awesome piece of writing.
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Ann Foster
Date: 12/28/2019 1:14:00 PM
Thank you kindly friend. Blessings on your day. God give you a truly safe and happy New Year. Ann
Date: 12/7/2019 8:34:00 PM
FAVE!! i really like this one! Such sweet, beautiful poem! Nice job!
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Ann Foster
Date: 12/7/2019 8:40:00 PM
Hugs... ty... cheerful thoughts... Ann
Date: 12/7/2019 7:13:00 PM
Blessed with an angel, we are, and that angel is you . . . : )
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Ann Foster
Date: 12/7/2019 8:17:00 PM
You are beyond kind my friend. Blessings on your Christmas. May the Lord give you a truly wonderful New Year... Ann
Date: 12/7/2019 4:56:00 AM
Much emotion as I read this one.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 12/7/2019 12:51:00 PM
Hugs...sidestepping elves ;)
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Ann Foster
Date: 12/7/2019 11:06:00 AM
You are ever so kind... hugs... careful... elves are loose... hehe... Ann