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In My House of Three

Updated on November 5, 2014

There never was a body

In my house of Three

That gave me infinitesimal right

Except the will of me.


If, I swear, mine eyes could talk,

They'd never curse my mouth,

But blind me most to sputtered truths

I rather like myself.


Heaven's only sweetest

When I deny myself.

To do I use my intellect;

For I have nothing else.


That God is thus residing,

And heaven's gate nearby,

I lie still and feel His breath -

He wakes my soul to fly.

© 2014 Cynthia Taggart

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    Demas W Jasper 

    7 months ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

    Wishing that everything might be well and joyous for you this Christmas. Merry Christmas, and soon a Happy New Year 2018. D.

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    Cynthia Taggart 

    2 years ago from New York, NY

    Thank you! Wish I could be writing again but so busy. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you Sujaya.

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    sujaya venkatesh 

    2 years ago

    good poetry

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    Cynthia Taggart 

    2 years ago from New York, NY

    Thank you Sujava for stopping by to comment. Appreciate it. Sorry to not have replied sooner, as I have not been on my computer awhile. :)

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    sujaya venkatesh 

    2 years ago

    a nice poem

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    Cynthia Taggart 

    3 years ago from New York, NY

    Thank you billybuc, but I hardly think myself along those lines. Yes, you are right; the house being the body and the spiritual vessel through which He refines us - and then the surrender we all eventually succumb to when we choose. He is the poet, actually. The plan perfect in a very poetic way, right? Glad to see you here. :)

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    Bill Holland 

    3 years ago from Olympia, WA

    When I saw the title I immediately thought of the Holy Trinity....I agree with earlier commentators...you are a gifted poet.

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    Cynthia Taggart 

    3 years ago from New York, NY

    mothersofnations: Thank you for stopping by to leave your kind comment. I hope to see you again, and I must get around again on Hubpages as I've been away awhile. (I will follow!).

    Faith Reaper: So glad to see you here again. Missed you! Thank you so much for sharing and "pinning" and your kind words. I have to catch up and look at the latest hubs here. God bless you too, Faith, and hope all is well with you and your family.

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    Mothers of Nations 

    3 years ago

    Beautiful poem - very much enjoyed! I look forward to reading more. God bless you...

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    Faith Reaper 

    3 years ago from southern USA

    Hi Dear Cynthia!

    So thrilled to see you here this day and writing such brilliant and beautiful poetry. Wow, you are a gifted poet. I really enjoyed reading.

    I hope and pray you are well. I have not been on HP much myself, as far as publishing anything.

    Voted up ++++ tweeting, pinning and sharing

    God bless you.

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    Cynthia Taggart 

    3 years ago from New York, NY

    Clark and Perspys - Thanks for stopping by! Yes, I've been away awhile due to lack of access, mainly.

    Clark - So nice to hear from you! Last time we were in touch you were hacked! Obviously no more. Tried LinkedIn but I have to upgrade to do what I want so I am hardly on it. No, I insist, my poetry is a work in progress and I consider I lucked out like in a fluke if only you stop by to comment! Ha ha! Seriously, love seeing you here and for your kind words. See you around bud!

    Perspys - I've been missing you too! I had so many challenges on the computer I had to get away. I am mostly on Twitter these days so please follow me [you too Moon!] @ctaggart203. Hopefully, I will have time to put some things together and see everyone again! Thanks for coming by Perspys and for your kind comment.

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    Clark Cook 

    3 years ago from Rural BC (Canada) & N of Puerto Vallarta (Mexico)

    Hey there, L'il Buddy--good to hear your voice again! I enjoyed your poem. Sincere, from the heart, poetically well-balanced. And you say you're no poet? That's a hasty judgment. Be well, my friend.

    Clark

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    Demas W Jasper 

    3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

    Nice to see you on here again, or else I have been missing a lot, including you!

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