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This Mortal Skin
by Poetry by Deborah

Friday, July 22, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I shed this mortal skin I wear...
and spirit flies
‘pon God’s sweet air;
As mortal mind is weighted down...
Spirit never touches ground.

I shed this mortal skin I wear...
And travel Truth without a care;
Mortal mind pretends and lies
and doesn
’t care if spirit dies.

I shed this mortal skin I wear...
And spirit wishes it could share
with mortal mind the gifts of Love,
given from God
’s world above.

I shed this mortal skin I wear...
And spirit sheds a single tear;
for mortal mind
’s calamity shorn,
so few wish to become reborn.

I shed this mortal skin I wear...
spirit knows and spirit cares;
Mortal mind has lost it
’s chance
to help spirit with it
’s circumstance.

I shed this mortal skin I wear...
And spirit cries for time it shared
with mortal body, blended, one -
spirit lives within God
’s son.

© Deborah L. Kelly

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Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 7/22/2005
BRILLIANT.
You've said it all here..
Reviewed by Sandra Mushi 7/22/2005
Beautiful spiritual and inspirational write! You have made my day, Deborah!

God bless,

Sandie.
Reviewed by A PAX 7/22/2005
wish i wrote this!!!
i am so impressed......this is wonderful
Reviewed by Timothy Flaherty 7/22/2005
Deborah this is awesome! I sincerly admire the gift our great God has given you.This internal struggle is what every Christian goes through as you have captured in these words. Praise be to our Jesus Christ and thank you for blessing me with your words. Tim



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