I Have

Updated on October 9, 2017
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Israel is a fan of many types of music and loves to write, not in any particular order and does them usually at the same time.

I have held new life in my hands,

Seen loved ones pass away before my very eyes,

Had brothers lost on the battlefield,

Been to children’s funerals,


I have broken hearts into pieces,

Had my heart broken into pieces more than once,

Celebrated many years on this planet but feel as if I am going on 90,

A weary old soul,


I have a tired heart,

A tired mind,

A tired soul,

No more energy,


I have survived the battlefields,

Survived the heartaches,

Survived the injuries to my soul,

Survived for reasons unknown,

Survived,


I have loved ones who still care about me,

Loved ones I still care about,

Time left on this Earth,

A family to be there for,


I have friends that enjoy my company,

Many blessings,

To keep going,

A life to live…

© 2017 Israel Mercado

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      Israel Mercado 2 months ago

      Thank you again!!!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderfulyl expressed and full of hope.