by Richard L. Provencher
1/25/2013 / Poetry
in vain across snow-scarred
hills---through village parkland
scattered far and wide
and the bars offered no hope
as I continued my quest.
I sought Him behind the façade
of men and their scheming
ways---card games to amuse
to no avail---then drugs
and booze added to my pain.
Where is this Jesus I asked?
And a voice began to whisper
warming my whole being
I am here it said---surrounding
you at all times
everywhere and anywhere.
Richard L. Provencher
Richard enjoys writing, especially poetry. Many poems have been published in Print and Online Journals. He and his wife, Esther are co-authors of Kindle e-books which are now available on Amazon.com. They are "born again" Christians and very busy in their church, Abundant Life Victory International.
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