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It’s Not Enough

It’s not enough to know your word,
Its time for me to live it!

I went to see my son today
And I thought about you Father.
The clouds were high and the sky was grey,
Your hands were in the water.

He stood outside his swimming pool,
I was in it skimming leaves.
We talked about a lot of things
And what we both believed.

I finally recognized the truth,
He’d grown to be a man.
And one much better than I was,
He helps his son to stand.

He teaches him what’s right and wrong
And leads him by example!
He doesn’t hold back anything,
For Cam his time is ample.

I want to see your Son today;
I long to know you Father!
Then you can wipe my tears away
And we can love each other.

I feel your hands upon my feet;
Massaging them and washing!
This time I won’t avoid the heat.
I know the whole worlds watching.

It’s not enough to know your word,
Its time for me to live it!
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Written on July 14, 2010

Submitted by dawg4jesus on December 07, 2022

1:02 min read

Quick analysis:

Scheme AB cdcd xxxx xxxx xefe cdcd gfgf AB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 882
Words 207
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 2, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 2

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