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  I’ve Seen Too Much
by J. Allen Wilson
Thursday, September 23, 2010
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All of whom shall age shall feel the pangs of death. What sadness it often brings, yet what joy it is if to the hem of HIS garment we should cling.

I’ve Seen Too Much


I’ve seen too much dying

I’ve held too many in the throes of death in my arms.

I’ve witnessed grieving mothers wailing over burnt children,

Their death hastened by wars harm.


Lord, these eyes have seen so much and this heart of mine is worn.


How long, Oh Lord,

How long of these things must I continue to see?

My prayers are never ceasing,

Yet my sleep is stolen in the night through sadden dreams.


I’ve born witness too many times to the shadows of death.

Oh the empathy that my heart feels when I hold love

On the fingertips of one’s last breath.


Oh God, I’ve seen too much_

Oh God, I need Your Grace,

Oh Lord, I need Your touch.


J. Allen Wilson © 9/24/2010



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Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Peace to you and to all your friends.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Of all the people I know, YOU have HIS touch for certain...e
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The Lord is with you, always and forever, Allen: He will NEVER abandon you or forsake you ... have courage, and know you are in my prayers! I love you, sweet man!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Lew Duffey
Keep reaching, Allen
keep calling
I know he hears you
He prayed much the same prayer as you
God bless,
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

We have all 'Seen Too Much,' but what makes you unique is you cling to His robes ... may you get His touch and Grace. Beautiful, heartfelt poem. Well done.

(((HUGS))), love and continued prayer, Karla.
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
You are blessed, Allen, you have your health and your eyes to see.

Many prayers and peace, love and light, to you,
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