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Together



Like an eager soldier I stood before you,
warned of the enemy that awaits me,
you armed me with your word.

The enemy smothered me like a blanket,
all while your sharpened word pounded away in my defense,
and the loving defense of your children.

You said, you’d never leave me,
as a child of God I believe your promise.
I know that we’ll do this… your will… together.
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Written on August 19, 2022

Submitted by duanep.55643 on August 19, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAX XXX AXX
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 376
Words 79
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3

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  • teril
    Really nice poem. Well written, comforting. Hopeful.
    LikeReplyReport2 months ago

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