Franklin Spriggs

Rookie - 66 Points (December 28,1951 / Portsmouth, Ohio)

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Dear precious readers,
Just a little of your time,
I’ll try to speak about myself,
And try to make it rhyme.

I was born in a small little town,
About fifty six years ago,
A small town indeed it was,
I’m from Portsmouth O-HI-O.

Raised in Columbus,
From the time I was two,
Where I was educated to some degree,
Where I was ... more »

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I Asked The Lord This Question

Sitting around the house one day,
I stopped to consider this,
Why am I upon this earth,
If it's Heaven that I miss?

So I asked the Lord of Heaven,
Could you please tell me why,
You have brought me into this world,
And here was his reply.

My dear son Franklin,
Before the universe would ever be,
I had you in my heart in love,
By faith you came from me.

I made the Heavens and the Earth,
A temporary place to call home,
You had to leave me for a while,
But I left you not alone.

I put music and poetry in your heart,
To ...

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