Now What?


Scroll of the Book of Proverbs
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I wanted to sit next to her,

But I was sure it wasn’t a great idea,

She interested and excited me,

Yet it was not meant to be,

I knew the mental state I was in,

She was pretty, intelligent, and wise,

I did not want to be rejected again,

Although it wouldn’t be a surprise,

I shook the dust off of my shoes,

And headed out of town,

I was sure that someone waited for me,

An angel would be found,

Strength and wisdom I needed for awhile,

For I was easily tempted as a lonely man,

I wanted someone to love each day,

Not for a one night stand,

A woman who laughed and smiled,

With space for me in her heart,

I even wanted more than that,

But I knew that’s where I’d start,

I thought life should be shared,

For a day, a year, or more,

For a Proverbs woman I’d wait in line,

Or go pleading at Heaven’s door,

I’d resist the sirens at Hell’s front gate,

For my sake I hoped it was true,

I was looking for a saint, not a sinner,

And that’s when I met you.

 

 

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  1. Ha, well for a proverbs woman you’d wait a lifetime and still never meet her…. hahaha But I take your point… a fun, and melancholy and mysterious poem, if those three could be combined? xx

    1. I think I met a few Proverbs women. They were wise and wanted someone who was equally wise. Unfortunately I chose women who were almost as fallible as I was.

      May the sun be on your face and the wind at your back as the Lord blesses you throughout the day. Carpe diem!

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