Frances Jackson Johnson

(Taylortown, North Carolina, USA)

Before You Fall - Poem by Frances Jackson Johnson

before you fall into
the trap of ignorance get knowledge
before you step into a hole of stupidity
watch your step
before you run into a brick wall
check your speed
before you refuse to help another
check the permanency of your self sufficiency
before you overload your life inspect your cargo
why run to and fro seeking peace
why get sucked into a vacuum of sin
the time is now to stop and listen
why glory in that earthly stall
heed your maker's call before you fall

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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