Posts tagged ‘selfish’

June 30, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The rich young ruler
had asked Jesus,
“What must I do to be saved?”
and after every thing
Jesus told him
he answered, “I have done that”

then the final question
that passed between them
was from the rich young ruler
to Jesus

“What more do I need to do?”
Jesus looked deeply
into his eyes

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June 23, 2014

Will I ever know?

by Emily Page

Will I ever know if you loved me?
Will you ever say those words to me now?
Will you ever tell me your secret?
I’m trying to figure out how.

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May 16, 2014

Step Away

by graypoet


Some people give and give and give
To please those around them each day
The takers empty of their smile and joy
Until they have no reason left to stay.

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January 28, 2014

I Want To Know Why

by Emily Page

I want to know why I wasn’t brave or strong or true,
Why all I’ve ever done is love only you?
I want to know why I’ve been so selfish and so weak,
Why, when it mattered most, I could never bring myself to speak?

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