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I waited by the cross where they took my Savior down,
all the morbid onlookers had gone back into town.
I leaned against the bloodstained wood; a tear fell from my eye,
I wondered how they all could let this gentle person die.

I looked up at the storm clouds and a chill went down my spine,
I had a feeling I was looking at the end of time.
The earth began to rumble and the clouds began to rain,
I rubbed my hands together; I could feel Jesus’ pain.

He died to save us from our sins, (though we aren’t worth his death),
I’ll sing praises for His gift, even with my dying breath.
As I was climbing down that hill I think I heard Him say:
“Remember what you witnessed here every time you pray.”


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All that is necessary for the forces of evil to win the world is for enough good men to do nothing...Edmund Burke


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The following comments are for "The Witness"
by Psycho6058

Amen
And Thank You, Jesus...Loved it...Kacee

( Posted by: Nitz Kitty [Member] On: April 30, 2006 )

Well done!
These words draw quite a picture which, for me, is what poetry is all about. Well done! A really good effort. Thanks for posting it.

( Posted by: Gramma [Member] On: May 1, 2006 )





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