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Where is Eternal Spring?
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By Geneva Poynter
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Where is Eternal Spring?

 Hugo said, Winter is on my head,
But eternal spring is in my heart.
The first part is true but now instead
Eternal spring  gets a slow start.

Sometimes these bones just make me mad.
They really hurt and slow me down.
I push and do the work - egad!  
Then there’s  an “ouch” and even frown.

Look to God - so glad to do it -
Knowing I could be in a chair.
Stop this grumbling - don’t have a fit!
Be glad I have feet - at least a pair.  

I know where I’m going some time.
HE saved me and gave a new heart.
Life may not have reason and rhyme,
But He’ll keep me from sin apart.

He knows the way I take down here
And He’ll never leave me alone.
He knows all my troubles and fears
And He’ll guide me safely to HOME.

Geneva Poynter



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Submitted: Monday, March 29, 2021

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2021

About the Poet
I asked Jesus to be my Savior when I was 11 - that was almost 70 years ago as of June 2015. My husband and I had been married for 54 years as of March 2010 before he went Home to Heaven, and we have one son & daughter in law and 3 grandchildren.

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