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#24 - Held

National Poetry Writing Month - April 2013

  #24



Held

by Jeanie Killion



That first time

I heard Your voice,

I was a little child.

You said, 


“Be not afraid.

I am with you,

night & day."


Your words

from long ago

have kept me

steady;

picked me up;

made me

ready

for whatever

life has held.


For, I’ve been held . . .

By You.