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One Day As I Was Walking



One day as I was walking, I heard someone talking.

So I turn to look and before my eyes
I saw a tall brown haired man.

He took me by the hand and said that he was my friend.

He told me to keep walking
Until I see the light shining bright.

When I saw the light shining bright
I knew I was going in the right direction.

As I thought about what Jesus had said,
I looked up and he had disappeared.

I started my journey remembering the words that were said by this wonderful great man.

Then finally I came upon the light that was shining bright.

My eyes could see more clearly about the things in front of me which is so dear to me and the love that holds deep down in my heart for everyone near.

For it was my Jesus which brought me here.

About this poem

Linda Barker, then Linda Edwards (born Linda Delores Long) is a poet who's works were published by Poetry.com in a book titled "Windows of Perception" in the early 2000's.

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Linda Delores Long Barker

Linda Barker is a poet from the Echota Cherokee Tribe. She is from the Wolf Clan. She is the seventh great-grand-daughter of Chief Attakullakulla. She began writing poetry in the 1990's and began publishing them in the early 2000's. Linda is the mother of actor/musician Lil Cory. more…

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