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Rating: 4.5

Time goes by and yet we pray,
"Dear Lord don't take me today."
We know it passes and never ceases
And still we yell, "But I've got reasons! "
Here we stand, hoping for joys
That passes to our young boys.
Not knowing that when it all ends,
We ourselves our only friends.
So I'll stand here all alone,
Alone, as time has always shown.

Monday, December 4, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: death,time
Jazib Kamalvi 04 December 2017

A great start with a nice poem, Michelle. You may like to read my poem, Love and Lust. Thanks.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 16 January 2019

Excellent poem, believe in the Lord and have constant trust. Man proposes, God disposes, but He promised a life with Love if we are loyal to Him. I have enjoyed very much this thought provoking poem. I cite your first lines: Time goes by and yet we pray, Dear Lord don't take me today. This is brilliantly worded. Keep the ink flowing, dear Poetess. God's Blessings be in Abundance for you and your beloved family. A 10+++++++++++++++++++for the votings.

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A poignant poem about death. Liked the opening lines. It conveys faith in the Lord. Beautifully crafted write with great rhyme.10

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Chinedu Dike 09 March 2018

An insightful creation, written in good rhyme scheme. thanks for sharing Michelle.

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The Crow 12 December 2017

Alone, waiting for death.....Bummer Thanks a lot Michelle

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Rini Shibu 04 December 2017

Welcome to poemhunter.. Well penned about death

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Michelle Robertson 04 December 2017

Thank you very much. I appreciate your welcome wishes.

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