louis rams

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Old Age Prayer - Poem by louis rams

old age seems to be creeping up on me.
i stare at words that i can not see.
i have arthritis setting in
i'm feeling all the needles and pins.

my bones ache, my skin flakes
more pills i can't take
they say there are pills for all you feel
but with this i can not deal.

i felt a headache starting to rise
it felt like thunder and lightning
flashing thru my mind.
thunder and lightning of every kind.

then i was asked a simple question today.
at the end of the day, do i pray?

stunned! i did not know what to say
but the question stayed in my mind
for a very long time.

so that night i said a prayer
woke in the morning without a care.
it seems that prayer puts your body at ease.
and of that- i am pleased.

and now every night i say a prayer
for i know that GOD is near.


Comments about Old Age Prayer by louis rams

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (7/23/2009 8:00:00 AM)

    old age seems to be creeping up on me.
    i stare at words that i can not see.
    i have arthritis setting in
    i'm feeling all the needles and pins.... old age is knocking your door and now you seem to be thinking of prayere. still good for....10

    read mine.. my feet are crumbling...old age home... is old age curse...o, lord and prayer
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  • (4/6/2009 8:12:00 AM)

    ...............to the praise of God with just one mindful question. Very nice, Louis (Report)Reply

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  • (4/5/2009 1:58:00 AM)

    amen to this bro! AMEN... go to my page.. poem number 4 (Report)Reply

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  • Linda Winchell (4/4/2009 9:36:00 AM)

    Yes God does answer prayer, no matter how old you are. So there is still hope for you Sir Louis! LOL
    Linda
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  • (4/3/2009 11:46:00 PM)

    prayer reduces pain..prayer keeps you fine...this ability to talk to the unknown..unseen has helped man survive...lovely write (Report)Reply

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  • (4/3/2009 8:39:00 PM)

    this poem really touches the heart
    great poem
    Love Heather Stephens
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  • (4/3/2009 8:37:00 PM)

    Prayer is indeed good medicine for the soul. And it does get better farther on.
    Very touching.10, of course.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 3, 2009



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