Treasure Island

Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Fractured Soul


Did you ever get so weary
That you think you can’t go on?
You reach inside yourself
To find a part that may be strong?

I know just what you’re feeling
For I too have been to that space
You feel anxious and depressed
And want to be at a different place

Sometimes it takes a lot of thinking
But it takes a lot of praying too
For God is a willing friend
Who will always be there for you

I know He seems so distant
He can’t sit upon your chair
But if you truly reach inside your heart
You will always find Him there

So please, my friend, be patient
And treat God as your best friend
He will help you make the choices
He’ll help your fractured soul to mend!

Submitted: Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Edited: Friday, April 01, 2011

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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (12/29/2009 12:25:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem with a 'Lotts' of healing and consoling effects and aspects. Thanks Marilyn. Best Regards.

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  • Nikunj Sharma (11/25/2009 2:31:00 AM)

    from a poetess who writes a LOTT

    See now, what you got! ! !

    Words of wisdom and patience

    With her simple words and common sense..

    Go and play at leisure....

    U know God's there, shall take care of fracture... (Report) Reply

  • Ranjit Ravindran (9/28/2009 12:48:00 PM)

    I liked the title: 'A Fractured Soul', wisely choosen!
    I bet every one on the face of this earth needs this advice at some point in their life.
    A sweet 10 (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (5/13/2009 11:29:00 PM)

    very spiritual poem, we have all been there and find eventually He alone is by your side.10+


    Mamta (Report) Reply

  • Marie Shine (5/9/2009 6:37:00 AM)

    A very inspired write, deep and meaningful.
    Well written with an even flow.
    God is the ONLY one who is ALWAYS there for us,24/7, at ANY time we need him. We just have to invite Him into our lives, He is our best friend as well as our Father. Thank you for sharing Marilyn. A 10 from me. (Report) Reply

  • Thad Wilk (3/30/2009 11:48:00 PM)

    Wonderfully expressed Marilyn! God IS everyone's friend!
    He is everywhere, He always there. On the Lord you can depend...
    Best wishes! *10*!
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (2/15/2009 11:09:00 AM)

    God is a willing friend..true words...but as you said well, the responsibility willing, to reach him out is vested in us...good meaningful poem, Marilyn...10 (Report) Reply

  • Ted Sheridan (8/29/2007 12:07:00 AM)

    Thanks, I'm there right now...trying to get out of the muck but my feet seem stuck (Report) Reply

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