louis rams

Gold Star - 8,776 Points (09/13/1943 / new york city)

Answered Prayer - Poem by louis rams

i said a love prayer, but no one was there to hear
so i climbed into my bed
just so that i could rest my aching head.
i fell asleep right away
and flashes of love in my mind did play.

i saw a figure floating down to me
my eyes strained hard so that i could see.
the most beautiful sight i had ever saw
was knocking at my hearts door.

she said: you have asked for love in prayer
and you will get it- this i swear.
this love that you seek
you will see in a week.

i responded: are you an angel?
she smiled and said: how did you know!
she touched her back and
out sprouted her wings.
my eyes began to flutter
my heart began to sing.
for i had finally found
the perfect everything.

i awoke that morning wide eyed and refreshed.
and feeling at my very best.
it was sunday so to church i would go.

the church bell rang and we started inside
when i felt someone bump me on my side.
as i turned- there she was
the angel that came from above.
'i'm sorry' she said and gave me a smile.

now you can guess how this story ends.

she became my lover, confidant, wife and friend.

Comments about Answered Prayer by louis rams

  • (11/14/2009 12:23:00 PM)

    This one made me smile, Always love those surprise endings. (Report) Reply

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  • Matt Mooney (11/13/2009 7:19:00 AM)

    Memorable mention of of how you met your future loved one at mass. Life is like that anyway- full of lovely surprises! From the dream to reality it is an enjoyable read.
    Read my 'Exit 9'.
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  • Deborah Cromer (11/7/2009 11:05:00 AM)

    Good foundation and positive story built. Imagination and miracles combined to create magic and mystery. Love the way it turns out! This has alot of good energy towards the power of prayer. Nice work. Debbie (Report) Reply

  • (11/6/2009 11:09:00 PM)

    Very beautiful tale my friend. It had a pleasant feel and lovely flow. Nice write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 6, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, November 6, 2009

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