BROKEN WINGS

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    BROKEN WINGS

    Today an angel,
    Tumbled from  heaven's;
    Pearly gate.

    I tried to catch her,
    But I arrived too late.

    She lay there curled up,
    in pain.

    She tried to fly away again;
    But flight,
    She could not gain.

    What caused her to fall,
    from such a;
    lofty height?

    Perhaps it was the state,
    of the human plight.

    Where we are too quick,
    To judge  one another.

    Where we cause harm,
    To our own brothers.

    Watching as we destroy the earth;
    Created from God's,
    own hands.

    There were no loving arms to catch her,
    Before she'd land.

    Only our love, understanding,
    and forgiveness;

    Can heal her broken wing.

    But, it's going to take

    Humankinds,
    abilities for,
    Forgiving.

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    Oblaidon commented on BROKEN WINGS

    01-31-2011

    Hi Friend, Yes forgiveness is important. Thanks for the nice poem. -Al

    winterkou commented on BROKEN WINGS

    01-25-2011

    God see through everything in life, and Im so thankful hes willing to give us so many chances for he knows we make countless mistakes. Forgivenss for our actions is certaintly needed. Amen.

    Teardrops commented on BROKEN WINGS

    01-23-2011

    We must learn to live with our own kind before we can help angels your poem is full of truths and grace and maybe one day we can all live in this peace.

    Marsink commented on BROKEN WINGS

    01-23-2011

    Forgiveness is such a needful expression for we, as humans to share with each other. The things that would have been changed throughout history, if that had been the case...angels are messenger/servants and if one falls, it is by choice (bad judgment), but in limited understanding we hope there is some recourse for mercy... I love this and hope to see more variations on this theme! Applause builllding!!

    Whiskers commented on BROKEN WINGS

    01-23-2011

    Very nice premise which I'm sure holds a lot of truth. If God is disappointed in us again as He certainly would be, then I'm sure his angels which intervene in our behalf are too. But you know what they say about those who lives in glass houses shouldn't throw stones? Well angels didn't always make good choices either. Originally they were apparently like God created us, with a free will and the ability to choose to remain loyal to God or not. Remember Lucifer the light bearer of God, the highest created of Gods angelic host suffered from the sin of pride wanting all worship for himself, and was charasmatic enough to convince 1/3 of all Gods heavenly host (angels) to rebell against God and were thrown out of heaven as fallen angels with Lucifer becoming Satan the deceiver, the father of all lie's and the dark force against God in the world still at work today. But if Love can heal a broken heart I'm sure it can mend a broken wing. Blessings.

    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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