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Confused, is what I am,
Because You chose mine out of all the other plans.
You picked me up, with no intention of setting me down,
It's funny how we're always walking hand in hand.
I know You would never let me drown,
But I seem to just keep swimming down.

Down, Down, into the tunnel of sin,
But You still always ask if I can let You in.

I open the door and we share many happy moments,
But then he creeps in too,
It's Him, The Opponent.
He brings back those terrible memories of sinful desires that I think I cant resist,
So the Righteous Man walks out with tears on his lids.

I have a periodic moment of joy,
Before my opponent comes again to collect my Due.
They say whatever he giveth,
he taketh away from you.

So here I am, all broken and battered,
There's a knock on the door,
Hmmm so I still Flatter?
I open the door and to my surprise,
the Righteous Man is standing with Desire in His eyes.
With No Doubt, I bring Him in.

Now, My Life Is Whole Again.

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Logic said...
Oct. 14, 2012 at 6:49 pm
You are an artist. Not with drawing or paintings but with words. Great Job!
NickyJ said...
Mar. 5, 2012 at 2:22 pm

I don't really get it, but it is written well. I particulary like the first and last stanza.

Great work though. Maybe if i keep reading it I'll understand it XD

Ruthie_j replied...
Mar. 5, 2012 at 7:29 pm
lol ! Thanks anyway : ) Hopefully it'll someday get to you. :D
Shortty1314 said...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 8:21 pm
I really enjoyed the emotion you put into this poem. It really gave it deepth. Keep writing! (:
Ruthie_j replied...
Mar. 5, 2012 at 7:27 pm

Merci Beacoup ! : )

Will Do !

xoSamanthaxo said...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm
This poem is inspiring. You paint with words. Throughout the poem you can really feel the emotion. I personally love it! You are talented!!
Ruthie_j replied...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 8:09 pm
thank you so much, im very happy you enjoyed it : )
Lovely_Me said...
Feb. 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm
I think your poem is awesome!! Keep on writting more I would really enjoy reading more of your work (:
Ruthie_j replied...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 7:55 pm
Thanks, i really appreciate it :)
AbigailElizabeth said...
Feb. 8, 2012 at 9:59 pm
Awesome poem! It really speaks to me. you are very talented.
Ruthie_j replied...
Feb. 8, 2012 at 10:11 pm
Thanks! so are you!
Silver2black said...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 12:12 pm
Beautifully Nice, when I can I'll be back to read this, thanks Ruthie for this Awesome emotional share !
Ruthie_j replied...
Feb. 5, 2012 at 9:28 pm
No, Thank You for your awesome comment ! :)
Christian G. said...
Feb. 3, 2012 at 11:20 pm
i like it! 5/5
Ruthie_j replied...
Feb. 3, 2012 at 11:27 pm
Thank you ! :)
Shmelmo said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 7:24 pm
Very relatable! Nice Job 5/5. Could you check out my poem - Once a Survivor, Forever a Fighter?
Ruthie_j replied...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 7:28 pm
Thank You ! :) . .Sure !
EEnriquez said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 7:12 pm
This is the best piece of literature I've ever read.
Ruthie_j replied...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 7:18 pm
That's one of the nicest remarks EVER . . THANK YOUU ! :)
hotshot said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 6:58 pm
this was really descriptive and just amazing. keep this up :)
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