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UBAWA's Poetry Contest (ENTRY # 10)

Posted by Author D Leach on August 2, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Like A Phoenix

Like a Phoenix…

I rise

In spite of what was planned

As my demise

In spite of my circumstances

No matter the delays

I will rise from these ashes

Come what may

You may plot and you may plan

But what you forgot was….

That my life and destiny

Are ultimately in God’s hands

You see….

From the foundation of the earth

Even before my very own birth

He knew the plans he had for me

He even knew

That this day would come

That I would have my very own Judas

Who would betray me

So, even though today, I may feel a little weak

As death, hell, and confusion surround

No evil will I fear

For You, My Comforter, are always around

So, instead, I choose to rejoice

Knowing that the table is being spread

And an invitation to my enemies

Has been pinned and mailed

No expense shall be spared

And their eyes will be a glare

As we together shall feast and dine

And, in my victory moment, I will shine

And, Like a Phoenix…..I Rise!

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2 Comments

Reply Taneshia Saunders
12:02 AM on August 2, 2012 
I think that this poem is awesome & I look forward to reading more by this author!
Reply Derrick Williams
10:04 PM on August 1, 2012 
Beautiful!

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