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Despite

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Why do you want me?

Why do you care?

Why do you listen?

When no one else is there?

 

You help me when I need help

You hear me when I cry

You heal me when I am sick

Despite of everything, why?

 

Despite of my attitude

Despite of my sins

Despite of my anger

Your love always wins

 

What is this thing

What is this change

Is something happening

I feel something strange

 

I no longer want

to do what I did

I no longer yearn

for things as a kid

 

My body is conforming

but no longer to this world

My mind is transforming

My flesh slowly curled

 

Curled up like a kitten

So tempting to pet

But it’s not I alone

that occupies this bed

 

For God sealed me well

embedded with His mark

I tried to run away

But you can never get far enough

 

For when he sees use in you

He will face you with a truth

so beautiful and hurtful

oh why did He choose you?

 

Why did you choose me Lord?

What can you see?

What is blocking my view

What can it be?

 

To Be Continued…

 

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About blessedbklynite

I am a former Marine (Ooooraaahhh), currently a disabled veteran. I love my husband, love my family, love my friends, love my cats (even though I really want a dog), love my kids (the youth at my church, that is), but most of all...I love my Lord!

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2 thoughts on “Despite

  1. are these poems yours or do you search for them….. not to say you they cant be yours, just wondering.

    Posted by notsamson | October 13, 2011, 11:24 am

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