Keys To A Future



Life is often miserable;
It’s easy to complain.
Compounded hardships,
Can drive one insane.

A soul begins to weaken,
Under stress and strife.
A lose of sense of being,
Decays away with life.

Hopelessness sets in,
As standards get low.
God grant us wisdom.
To a path that we should go.
It’s hard to understand,
What He chooses to allow.
Diminished faith holds on,
To our dreams somehow.

Knowing He is with us,
His plans for us are good,
Is enough to sub stain;
 Or at least it should.

Learning to be thankful,
Even in troubled days,
Are the keys to a future;
Where happiness stays.
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Submitted on January 21, 2013

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Characters 561
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Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 8, 4, 4

Gary Ferris

Please visit my page on facebook: Poetry by Gary R. Ferris Jr.I have published 9 books which are titled: "The Sabbath Day-The Forgotten Gift", "Beyond Grace", "Above All", "Dark Shadow", "Storms of the Heart", "The Eyes Journey", "From the Inside Out", "Hand In Hand". and "Crawling Toward Heaven". more…

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