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    dots Submission Name: Penumbradots

    Author: The Gadfly
    ASL Info:    52/M/Moreno Valley, CA
    Elite Ratio:    3.55 - 1048/1348/375
    Words: 114
    Class/Type: Poetry/
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       A quatrain (ABBA) form with seven syllables per line.

    A penumbra is the shadow effect of the earth, which results in the eclipse of the moon.

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    In the shadows here am I,
    shielded from the blinding light,
    masked by darkened-shroud of night,
    in the heavens, You pass by.

    In Your glory there, I AM,
    all creation waits below.
    Earth yields life beneath your glow.
    Timeless pistons stroke the cam.

    'Cross this vast and endless void,
    filled with stars and emptiness,
    nothing more and nothing less,
    than Your Word deftly deployed.

    Words of power and of love
    whispered longings, which uplift;
    ev'ry utterance a gift,
    from the holy One above.

    And in awe shall I abide,
    through these scant and numbered days,
    touched and warmed by mercy's rays
    in the shadows where I hide.

    The Gadfly

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      I really needed to read this right now. But this isn't about me. All of it is so true and well worded. It's a prayer. It describes when you're caught up in the darkness and how he's always there.

    Have you ever heard the song "Sometimes He Calms The Storm". Can't remember the artist's name. You'd love it, I'm sure.

    You did a great job. I love this.

    | Posted on 2008-06-06 00:00:00 | by Seagirl | [ Reply to This ]
      Greg, you always find interesting ways to pay devout homage to The Almighty. Nobody could begin to question the strngth of your beliefs.
    | Posted on 2007-08-28 00:00:00 | by ErgoIgo | [ Reply to This ]

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