God, Can You Hear Me?

September 18, 2009
I try to talk to you
But it's like you're not there
My words fade away
Into empty air

Can you hear me?
Can my prayer reach that far?
Do you hear one child's cry
Wherever you are?
I'm just one small voice
In a world of pain
And I'm not sure
So I'll ask again
Can you hear me?

I try to hear your voice
But you seem so far away
I know you're calling me
But I don't know what you're saying
I can't hear you

I can't hear you
I'm drowning in my sin
I try to reach for you
But I'm falling down again
One still, small voice
In a world of pain
If I try hard enough
I know I can
I can hear you

Rolling like thunder
In my once dead heart
I can hear you speaking
We were never apart
I can hear you

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Calilove4evr21 said...
Feb. 10, 2010 at 12:17 am
This song is truly amazing:)
Kallz said...
Jan. 19, 2010 at 5:39 pm
Your awesome. The song sounds familiar. But what does that have to do with how good this song is? INCREDIBLE! Absolutely, positively PERRRR-FECT. COOL , AMAZING, there's soooo many words that could describe this piece! The one's I listed are some but if I list all the words this comment could end up being 10 or 15 pages long! Anyway, like I said...
400king said...
Dec. 28, 2009 at 11:14 am
this is a truly awesome song, but i don't really like after the line "but i don't know what you're saying" the "i can't hear you after" i think you could possibly lose. just a better flow.
ohmygoshsavannah said...
Dec. 12, 2009 at 6:41 am
Wowww. This is truly amazing. You put words to my feelings exactly. Keep writing! You're a *great* writer.
luna12709 said...
Dec. 6, 2009 at 10:01 pm
this peice was so baeutiful and i am in love with in godd job its great
Truthwillprevail said...
Dec. 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm
I fell in love this piece! I have had similar experiences in my life that caused me to run from God and even not be able to hear him whispering in my ear. But i assure you, he is ALWAYS there! Always speaking to you, especially through his Word. I've found that when i can't hear him, the best thing to do is to sit, talk with (not to) with Him and to read the Bible. Overall, great job! :)
Bethani said...
Dec. 6, 2009 at 10:33 am
I needed to hear this. I've been making bad choices lately and I haven't even realized I need to talk to God to get forgiveness from them. Thank you so much for writing this! It's a powerful and touching song!
ElizabethW. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Dec. 7, 2009 at 8:34 pm
You have no idea how happy this makes me! Thank you for telling me. I feel like I've accomplished something with this poem now!
*JesusFreak* said...
Nov. 14, 2009 at 9:47 am
Awesome work! very relatable. keep it up! =)
KMCmusiclvr92 said...
Sept. 28, 2009 at 3:59 pm
This is beautiful and touching. I could feel the mood of these lyrics. Keep writing. You are truly talented :]
uniquefreak3000 said...
Sept. 28, 2009 at 11:49 am
This is a beautiful song. I wrote a similar poem once when I was in a bad stage in my life and felt far from God. I felt that way because I was in sin, and sin is what seperates us from God, because God cannot look on sin. (Psalm 66:18) But he does answer us when we repent of our wrong doing, because He loves us so much! (John 3:16) I hope this is encouraging.
Again, beautiful song. You are a talented writer.
5 out of 5 star rating.
Nick U. said...
Sept. 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm
I like it and ya know what i liked more was that as i was reading it i could imagine someone singing it (like i could feel the beat and rhythm in the back)
ultrabookworm said...
Sept. 26, 2009 at 5:56 pm
I really love this. I think I'll have to tag this as one of my favorites. ;-)
Lbro323 said...
Sept. 26, 2009 at 4:17 pm
I love it! A lot of experience what your poem describes and it flows perfectly!
Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 26, 2009 at 1:08 pm
Wow this is really touching. Great work! Keep writing.
God bless,
MorganA. replied...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 2:17 pm
I love it. You are a natural.
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