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Solitude

Intense and perplexed, my struggles i face,
in pain, but amazed to learn patience' pace.

How lonely they seem- those days of suspense,
nights pass in a dream of met needs and requests.

Dawn comes in and brings reality's signs-
an old song to sing, with new hope for light.

God, help me to see Thy purpose of trial,
and let me know Thee to make self-denial.

In solitude, time spreads gently its net
to teach a frail mind of healthy restraint.

God's plan is for good, His will i desire,
and long for His truth through the refiner's fire.
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Submitted on January 15, 2013

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I write poetry to express spiritual truths which are revealed to me. My poems are recognition of the presence of GOD, who guides, comforts, provides for, protects and heals me. more…

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