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Plea Prayer

Updated on November 13, 2013
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I must confess

my small plea of hope

a prayer for me

as selfish as it seems.


Awaken in my soul

a wish to be spared

just this one brief time

of the strife to come.


Lost is my life

strength of which

has ebbed away

grown weary of battle,

seeking a reprieve

within a mass of

dreams and wishes.


Listen close

within a crowded noise

in a deep suffering world

for a shallow cry

of help

and hopeful grace.


Hear my call

for safety nets

gloved hands

to carry me through.

© 2013 truthfornow

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      A heartfelt plea Truthfornow. This sounds very personal. Be strong whatever the situation, I'm sure there is a light at the end of the tunnel. If you need to talk, I'm here. Be strong.

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      Martin Kloess 3 years ago from San Francisco

      Filled with meaning. thank you

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      A sad plea for help? Nicely done!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is beautiful..Thank you..

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      Janet Giessl 3 years ago from Georgia country

      I can understand the feelings in your beautifully written prayer.

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      truthfornow 3 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Thanks for all the encouraging comments.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Plea Prayer great idea for a poem and you did it so beautifully.

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      mours sshields 3 years ago from Elwood, Indiana

      I think a lot of people can identify with this one!

      Marcia Ours

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Carry on, as you are, and keep on plodding through. The tunnel will end, and the sunshine will envelop you...

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Marie, I can relate, to this it is beautiful and touching.

      Voted up, UABI and shared

      Shyron

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