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WHAT ABOUT ME? (POEM)

Neal Pollard My sister is taking a meal to the sick My brother has gone a wayward one to see They both were busy, no “convenient” time to pick But what about me? They invite their neighbors to come to … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS FOR YOUR BLUES (poem)

Neal Pollard If your life is feeling fallow, your ambition sadly shallow, Turn your eyes upon another, help a sister or a brother, To their feet. It doesn’t need to be dramatic, full of noise and other static, Just a … Continue reading

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JAMES 1:17

Neal Pollard Life, love, happiness, and health, Water, worth, worship and wealth Food, faith, dogs and dreams Smiles, sunshine, singing and streams Marriage, mothers, prayer and play Friendship, flowers, tomorrow, today Calvary, Christ, heaven and hope Rain, resurrection, snow and … Continue reading

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THE TALE OF CYNIC, CYRUS DIFFY

Neal Pollard At the corner of Oak and Griffey Lived an old man, Cyrus Diffy. (*) A lifelong skeptic, centered on self With Dawkins and Darwin on his shelf He scoffed at those he thought “too much,” Who leaned on … Continue reading

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The Value Of Self-Forgetfulness (Poem)

Neal Pollard Imagine a garden of flowers With a rose in its midst in full bloom This one blossom feels that it towers Over all others sharing its space and room It’s sure that its pedals are most plush No … Continue reading

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Only In God Is Rest

The governing hand of God Traversing the universe wide Can calm the wildest storms abroad While standing by my side! The discerning Eye in heavenly portals Who watches all by day and night Can see the trials of us mere … Continue reading

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Oh, If We Miss It!

Neal Pollard I was out with the early rays of sunlight Roaming the hills and dales Seeing verdant fields and purple skies And small animals scurry o’er vales The clouds moved across the heavenly background Painting a trail of delight … Continue reading

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THE CONDITION OF THE PEWS

Neal Pollard Since I was a little boy, I’ve heard the frets and tsks Of spilled juice and food stains, and other soiling risks End caps have threatened to come off, legs seemed near collapse Faithfully we’ve scrubbed and hammered, … Continue reading

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The Dignity Of Snow (POEM)

                Neal Pollard A dusky silent morn, white blanket on the ground, The earth with powder to adorn, a heaping, icy mound. No worldly voices heard, no bustling bodies stirred, Just God’s master … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN HEART (Poem)

You Don’t Want To Miss The Start Of The Bear Valley Lectures!  If You Have Never Heard DAVID SHANNON of Mt. Juliet, TN, Speak, You Are In For A Treat.  First Session Is At 7 PM. Neal Pollard That part … Continue reading

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