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Temptation
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Temptation

 

Satan on the prowl,

slips into society,

a well greased lie,

lurking for the good,

waiting for ground,

a firmly planted foot.

Happy in unhappiness,

hell bent on destruction,

hot breath

upon the neck

of each who

recede into the darkness,

yielding to desire,

looking back

 at God.


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Submitted: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Last Updated: Friday, November 14, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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