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Rated: E · Poetry · Religious · #2233140
Poem about a lost soul you finds healing
My heart filled with sadness,
would HE take me back?
Forgive my shame and
heal my pain?

I read his word,
through bloodshot eyes.
Their meaning lost
on this troubled mind.

Anxiety is all I feel,
I wonder if my thoughts are real.
Depression settles in.
I don’t know who I am.

The word then jumps of the page
Glad to combat me
My heart empties and refills
Joy of life HIS word reveals.




Writer’s Notes:
Prompt: “Proverbs 12:25” Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression. But a good word makes it glad.

Prompt Words: anxiety, heart, depression, word, glad. All must be bold/highlighted in grape.
25 lines max.
Word Count: 74
Line Count: 16
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