Bethany G.


Everywhere


Everywhere you look there's darkness
People lusting and people lying

Everywhere you go there's sadness
People starving and people dying

People are always smiling
But never for the right reasons

People are always building
But never in the right places

Everywhere you talk there's someone listening
People laughing and people criticizing

But everywhere you are there's Jesus
He's bringing light and he's giving hope

He stays with you in your heart
He's always by your side
He's the reason I'm alive

So don't let the 'everywhere' become who you are
Because God is hope and he is here

Submitted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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I wrote this whilst in Africa :) Hope you like it <3

Comments about this poem (Everywhere by Bethany G. )

  • Gold Star - 21,895 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/26/2014 1:49:00 AM)

    Life in a holistic way sees the poet and it felt beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 341 Points Don Nguyen (6/18/2013 8:09:00 PM)

    Beautiful Beth! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

    My sweet Lord Jesus comes and dwells in our hearts, all hearts. Turn them into heaven of earth Oh Lord, I beg of You! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Take our hearts Lord as living sacrifice. Amen (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Ugochukwu Benjamin Aneke (6/18/2013 7:29:00 PM)

    Everywhere you look there is darkness....lust and vices... Its NICE. There is also the recognise of the existence of the only Almighty God. Nice one, Bethany. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 27,404 Points Gajanan Mishra (6/18/2013 7:06:00 PM)

    Right, God is here, He is the only hope, He is all. good write, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment and vote. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Karen Gonzalez-videla (6/18/2013 6:48:00 PM)

    Really nice poem :) I like the hope you give to the world :) I can see by reading the poem that you write it based on your belief and with passion. I invite you to read my poems and comment on them :) (Report) Reply

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