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The guilty prisoner
by Peter Hall
04/25/13
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Note: I am a part time prison chaplain. This is a true story. Sorry there is no happy ending.


The bars and bricked walls cry out loud
That I am inside the prison's reach,
Where one dimensional lives exist
Without the sky, the wind and green.

A grey haired man catches my eye
And yells "come and see me please",
He leads me into his lifeless cell
And begins to shed his guilty tears.

I shake the hand of a burdened man
I try to connect and smile
But this mere cell is whole lot more
Than the bars, his sentence and trial.

His hands bury his burdened mind
As he continues to hurt and cry,
He says "I can't believe what I've done
Can you please take this guilt of mine" ?

I let him cry and talks and weep
And he says that he's truly sorry,
But he can't let go of the burden and guilt
That causes the load and the worry.

I told him that there is an answer
God can forgive all is sin,
And Christ can take all his guilty pain
If only he'd let Him in.

But then he says the saddest thing
That you can ever hear
"I don't believe in Jesus Chirst
Or that He'd ever draw near.

He's just removed the only way
To relieve his pressure and pain,
I leave the cell in a teary state
For there's no answer to his guilt and shame.

I wish I could give you a happy ending
Where it all works out in the end,
But without Christ and His graceful way
His guilt and shame is his friend


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