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Monday, January 30, 2006
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Faith will carry you through
God Bless Luke


I am but a simple poet
My heart beating for mankind.
I write of life as I know it
Hoping answers you will find.

I am driven to write in verse
Life’s secrets I have learned
From birth to final hearse
Many praises I have earned.

Awards are not for me
Nor gold or money do I seek
Words of wisdom I write for thee
Here’s my life, take a peek.

Poems about friends I have known
My family and our love
Through life my spirits grown
My belief in a God up above.

Please read with open heart
All the struggles I have known
Many loved ones did depart
Day by day my spirits grown.

Please feel my strength called faith
You have to seek to find your own
But I believe as the Lord sayeth
And care not what others condone.

By Luke

Jan 30th 2006

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Reviewed by dfgbs fjdehjd 4/26/2014
Nice, straight to the point, and yet gives me a warm feeling. My thanks! D.T.
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 5/20/2011
Please feel my strength called faith
You have to seek to find your own

Amen! I look for the signs everyday and I have been blessed with ability, however slight, to see some things before they come. Of course it's always a series that I have to put together like a puzzle but the ultimate ending is how amazing God's message is and if you look closely, pay attention, you will find your signs. They are every where, not the media however. I liked this simple write from the soul, heart and your essence shines throughout. loved it.
Reviewed by Stephanie Webb-Dockery 7/20/2010
This Poem is so for me!!! I love your work! LOVE IT!!
Reviewed by Linda Zebsokey 10/31/2008
You are a poet, my friend, but anything but simple! I started my day in your den today, and I am so glad I did.

Linda Settles
Reviewed by Devitta Jones 8/18/2008
That was an awesome poem I really loved it. Keep writting
- Devitta Jones
Reviewed by John Domino 7/31/2008
Very heart warming!

Keep on writing Luke!

Gods Blessings,

John Michael
Reviewed by G Bergeron 1/17/2008
beautiful, i like the way you lend your wisdom and "inked" shoulder to everyone. flowed very fluidly. music to my eyes.
Reviewed by Rosalyn Smith 1/8/2007
What a wonderful write and from your words, I know you write from the heart
Reviewed by Stephanie Storey-Morant 1/4/2007
Wonderfully written. Greatly needed and appreciated. Continue sharing your gift as I can hear Him Say well done.
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 11/8/2006
Nice to meet you, child of God.

Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 10/11/2006
Right On but many more tell...;-)
Reviewed by Rafiriio Daniels 9/12/2006
I truly enjoyed this piece, I loved the beginning.....
Reviewed by Bennett 3/6/2006
I admire a simple poet, real, open, honest and to the point about real life. Easy to understand expressons and not impressions is excellent my friend. God bless your honesty and realness to the depths.
Reviewed by Jessica Lewis 1/31/2006
one word - amazing!
Reviewed by Betty Torain 1/31/2006
I'm glad you are who you are! Thanks for sharing this BEAUTIFUL POEM! Love, Betty Torain
Reviewed by J M 1/31/2006
Your poem is so full of inspring beautiful thoughts and lines. Full of grace and light.
Reviewed by Rebecca Burns 1/30/2006
I really enjoyed A Simple Poet, I am one myself.
Peace and Love,
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 1/30/2006

made a sophisticated introduction of the man behind the pen.

An enjoyable poem filled with grace, art and beauty of the soul.

Keep posting, Poet, for the world must read Your beautiful and meaningful messages in poetic art.

I salute You, Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
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