Patricia Kelley

Rookie - 36 Points (March 11 1957 / Oklahoma)

In Search Of The True God - Poem by Patricia Kelley

She came to America.
Lost pushed out from her father's home,
Feeling all alone crying out to her many gods,
Her soul silently would roam.
Wounded from the past,
Not knowing which god was listening.
She saw a bright glistening.
Feeling love at last,
To find out it wasn't one of her many false gods.
Made of plaster,
Feeling life's disaster,
She cried.
Suddenly, she heard a voice.
But, it wasn't the sound of a familiar god.
Hearing His rushing footsteps on the floor,
With all eyes, on the closed door,
Her senses fully alert.
She sensed in her heart.
He was the real God.
Illuminated by lightness,
Seeing God's brightness,
He announced Himself.
I am the one true Living God.
Feeling God's unconditional love,
Letting her heart mend,
Giving up on her false gods, she cried out to God.
Peeling layers of shame and disgrace.
Escaping from her father's home,
She angrily took her false gods.
Crushing them in her tightly squeezed hands,
Wondering why they believed in her land.
Finally feeling a real God's grace,
Seeing God's face,
She kneeled down beside Him.
Relinquishing all doubt.
With a loud shout,
She cried.
You are my true God.
He said.
I am…

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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