The Mountain

     This is another new poem, and it is spiritual in nature. I really like the way it came together and I hope that you will too.

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The Mountain

I stood atop the mountain

and I looked God in the eye.

And I said, “Oh Lord, forgive me

on this, the day I die.”

*

He just smiled and took my hand,

and sent me on my way.

“It’s not your time to be here”

is what I heard Him say.

*

He said, “listen to your heart

and hear your brother’s cry.

You’ve got some time ahead of you,

give life, another try.”

*

When I awoke, I felt great peace,

as if my soul was new.

But, I stood atop that mountain,

and that, I swear is true!

***

Jack Downing

June 2012

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Now Spring has arrived and now I must decide, which clothes that I can still wear. But I haven't lost any weight so I guess it's my fate to rummage through my closet and swear.
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7 Responses to The Mountain

  1. Beth Ann says:

    I love it!! A perfect read to start my week!! Thanks!

  2. Nae's Nest says:

    I love the way it came out. I am on the mountain every day and on my knees. Very nice, beautiful.

  3. simply stunning, and very inspiring! = )

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