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A Song To Boaz
by L. G. Figgins

Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I am Ruth, daughter of Naomi

Look at the grain at your feet

That I have gleaned for you

Forgive my weathered hands

That will stone it into flour

I will make you herbed loaves

Cakes filled with sweetmeats

I lay the grain at your feet

As I lay at your feet

Along with my humbled heart

Mercy on this daughter of Syria

I am Ruth, Moabite, daughter of Naomi

Take the grain and take me in...

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Reviewed by George Carroll 3/29/2005
you capture the ancient times so well and bring it to life. I'm glad you stopped by my den. Thank you so much for the many reviews.
Reviewed by Dave Harm 3/29/2005
Simply beautiful... it would be a beautiful world, if everyone had this amount of humility...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/29/2005
nicely done
Reviewed by Aberjhani 3/29/2005
A beautiful constellation of glittering passion, spiritual devotion, and humility. The poetic voice is compelling and message deliverd deeply moving.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/29/2005
beautiful glimpse of one of my favorite bible stories
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/29/2005
Excellent package!!

Love Tinka The Evil One ;(
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/29/2005
fantastic write, linda, and i love the picture! outstanding; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 3/29/2005
Linda,

A grand picture; an exceptional write ... fantastic!!


Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 3/29/2005
A solid write, Linda. My mother's middle name is Naomi and her sister, my deceased Aunt who meant so much to me, was named Ruth. They were very close. Naomi is a family name on my mother's side, passed down. It's my middle name as well. So as a child, I took great interest in the book of Ruth. Wonderful, poem. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/29/2005
A what a good inspiration Ruth and Naomi are...



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