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    dots Submission Name: A Time For Reflectiondots

    Author: mdsouza
    Elite Ratio:    4.57 - 161/110/25
    Words: 229
    Class/Type: Poetry/Serious
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       hope replaces fear .

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    dotsA Time For Reflectiondots

    It's the end of the year now,
    A time to sit and think.
    Did I face life as it came to me?
    Did I from troubles, shrink?

    It's a time for introspection.
    Did I falter on my way?
    Was my Master pleased with me
    At the end of everyday?

    It's a time to look behind and see
    Did I do the best I could?
    Is there anything I can find in me
    That's beautiful and good?

    It's time to look into oneself,
    Did I hurt anyone?
    Have I disgraced myself in any way?
    Did I leave a job undone?

    It's a time for meditation.
    A time to recollect.
    If someone hurt me, on my part,
    Could I forgive and forget?

    It's now time to resolve
    And do all that it takes
    To get rid of the sin and shame
    And learn from past mistakes.

    It's now a time to reflect,
    A time to pray, a time to say,
    "Lord, I can never be perfect,
    So help me on my pilgrim way."

    And ofcourse, it's time to reward oneself,
    To reap the year's harvest.
    It's a time of quiet and peace,
    Of solace and of rest.

    It's now when faith replaces doubt,
    When hope replaces fear.
    May you know what happiness is all about

    Submitted on 2007-01-04 00:33:14     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      This was a wonderful review of a year gone by and a cheer to the Now and the coming year - the rhyme rolled along merrily and your sentiments are spot on and would make for a lovely greeting card.


    love,peace,joy&smiles to share

    | Posted on 2007-07-20 00:00:00 | by Epiphany | [ Reply to This ]
      virtuous thoughts here .... mixed with some pretty good poetry both in rhyme and meter ... bravo ... bravo ... bravo ...
    | Posted on 2007-04-09 00:00:00 | by Algol46 | [ Reply to This ]

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