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A Blind Man at Easter
by larry r linville

Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A blind man who received his sight on Palm Sunday, tells of what happened through his new eyes.

I have been blind my whole life long.
Not much reason to sing a song.
Good people helped me get around
but I had a good sense of sound..

I was crossing a busy road
feeling the burden of my load
and didn’t seem to hear the crowd
even though they were very loud..

Caught in the midst of a parade
I was frightened so I just prayed
that I would not be overcome
but I fell and was feeling numb.

There on the ground, where could I be?
My eyes opened and I could see.
I saw a man riding an ass
touching me as I watched him pass.

Later that week I watched him die
on the middle cross in the sky.
I saw the tomb they put him in
and on Sunday I was there again.

I was there before it was day
and saw the stone being rolled away.
You wonder, “Who did it?” I won’t say.
You’ll find the answer some sweet day.

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Reviewed by John Domino 9/11/2008
Wonderful poem!

Miracles are still posible for those who have FAITH in HIM!

John Michael
Reviewed by D Johnson 2/27/2008
Nice write, Larry...

Reviewed by Rose Rideout 2/27/2008
A beautiful write Larry and you are right someday we will know the answer. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 2/27/2008
Now we can, if we wish, know who moved that stone, then again, we really want to know?
Excellent my friend.

Reviewed by John Leko 2/26/2008
...wonderful story of vision to one who recognizes His gifts...
thanks Larry...
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 2/26/2008
Jesus always gave, yet never took for himself. Special on earth and special in heaven sitting with his father....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/26/2008
Wonderful message of what Jesus can do! And He still does that today! Hallelujah! :)

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/26/2008
You made the mystery much more entertaining than the original (I hope I'm not blaspheming here . . . LOL) . . . I like story poems as you can probably can tell by what I usually write . . . Nice work . . .
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 2/26/2008
To be healed and see all His majesty - praise be His name. Your last stanza - WOW! - someday we'll know the answer to this and all the questions that haunt us.

God bless you. Kathy
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/26/2008
Oh, this is beautifully penned, Larry - we know the answer to that mystery. :) Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

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