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Topic: Write in the POETRY genre (05/17/07)
TITLE: My Heart's Cry
By Lenda Blackmon
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Silence, peace and quiet.
Where are you Lord?
I canít hear you.
Iím listening for your still small voice.
Waiting for instruction, a solution for my problem.
You said, ďCome to you, all who are weary
And heavy ladenĒ
So here I am, weary and heavy-laden.
My heart is hurting, Lord.
I donít think I will ever be the same again.
Will it ever be alright?
Will I survive this, Lord?
The temptation is too great.
I want to give up!
Throw in the towel, all this pain isnít worth it!
Oh, Father, my heart feels like it will break.
Wisdom, Lord, give me wisdom.
Oh, take this cup from me, I canít bear it, I canít!
I now think of you in the Garden alone,
Crying out to your Father.
Oh, how your heart must have hurt,
Knowing what you would have to do to save us.
Willing to suffer so that now at this time, for me,
I will be alright again,
I will survive, because you did.
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