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The Flickering Light

Updated on September 25, 2009

The Flickering Light

I can hear the light patter of the rain on the window pane

It soothes and comforts me as I lay here on my bed

I can smell the freshness in the air and the breeze so light

upon my head

I start to close my eyes and wonder off to sleep

Suddenly I see a flickering light in the distance and I hear a woman weep

I try to get closer and ask her what is wrong

But as I step forward the light and the woman are gone

I'm so worried about her what can the problem be

I will have to find her and sooth her with my company

I turn down every corner and walk down every path

How did she disappear and where did she go so fast

I looked what seemed for hours and finally gave up the search

For I was growing weary and my legs began to hurt

I decided to go home and go right back to sleep

And lay cozy under the blankets and rest my tired feet

But as I lay in bed I saw it once again

The flicker of the light was on her dress upon the hem

I had only been dreaming I had never left my bed

And the woman that I spoke of was gently rubbing my head

I looked into her face she was as beautiful as could be

She was a guardian angel watching over me

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    • Tracy711 profile image
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      Tracy711 7 years ago

      thank you sky..I've missed everyone too..just been feeling a little tired lately not much interest in anything...hope to start writing again soon..so happy you liked the meatloaf it's one of our favorites too..i will read your hubs later on I have so many to catch up on..you are in my heart and prayers...love you and God bless you

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      skye2day 7 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Hi Tracy, I have missed you. I came over for the meat loaf recipe. I cooked it once and it was a hit. I am tossing one together tonight. God Bless you sister..

      I Love this poem Tracy. It is so translucent and heartfelt. I could feel the warmth of our Savior in these tender words. Yes we have angels. Thank You Jesus. I have a few angel stories. On one of them I actually took a picture and when I got home an angel. "angels on my path' I have a new writing 'to love larger' Check it out girlfriend. Hugs

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      sheryl I'm so happy you love them thank you. I hope they inspire some to change and be one with God...God bless

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      sheryld30 8 years ago from California

      I love your poems! Thank you soo much for sharing! :)

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      thank you bayarea I'm glad you liked it.. I love those angels you know.

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      bayareagreatthing 8 years ago from Bay Area California

      What a sweet poem!

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      I agree and also our Lord who watches and cares for us with all his heart.

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      Barbara Hart 8 years ago

      We all need to see that flicker of light; atleast I do to remember that there is a guardian angel there in the time of need.

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      Quill,thank you for your kind words, I often have I don't know if they are really dreams because I'm like awake but asleep and I see the most amazing wonderful things..It's a great inspiration..

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      "Quill" 8 years ago

      You are gifted Tracy711, God will be using your thoughts and words in many lives, keep writing.

      There is, in that moment just before I go to sleep, a place like what you have written.

      Thank you for sharing...know the Father loves you.

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      vanderhaven,thank you so much for your wonderful comments. I love writing poetry it's how I like to express my feelings and my thoughts. I write aboout things that are near and dear to my heart. Thank you for reading them I hope you continue enjoy my work ..God bless you

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      vanderhaven 8 years ago

      I can just see you writing these hubs! It seems to flow so easily and naturally and the stories you paint are very clear and inspirational. I love poetry and when I write it, I know it makes perfect sense to my own self and I can "feel" and "experience" the words I write. I can honestly say though that most poetry I read doesn't affect me that way. However, yours does. Especially this one here. I enjoyed it very much. Thank you.

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      awsydney I'm glad you enjoyed it..I love angels I have many angels in my home of different sizes and sorts..I do believe that we are watched by our guardian angels and they keep us from doing crazy things and making the wrong choices..

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      awsydney 8 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Beautiful, I like to think there is a guardian angel for each and every person. Thanks for sharing.

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      Tracy711 8 years ago

      I'm so glad it made you smile then that means I did something good for the day. God bless you

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      ftgfmom 8 years ago

      That brought a smile to my face. I loved it.