Good Morning!

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Good morning new day
I’m glad you’re here
Been expecting you since last night
couldn’t wait to see you
here already new life
up with the sun
on the other side of the clouds
now it’s time to run

It used to be I barely
could face another day
but now that we have met
I can’t go back to be that way
no matter what life throws at me
I’ll swing at every pitch
I may lead the league in strikeouts
but oh Lord when I hit…
when I hit…

Good morning hopeful
born of grace, born of the Son
beyond the sleepy eyes and pillow creases
beats a heart that’s born of Jesus.

Did you know your heart gets stronger
when you give your heart away?
The economy of hope just always works that way
a hand up then a hand up and then another hand
so many
like the beaches’ sand

Can’t wait to get the day in gear
like Indiana Jones
adventure I’m sure to find
out there or here at home
there’s quite enough of darkness
so it’s time to shine some light
and find some treasure?
I just might!
yeah I just might!

©Joel Tipple
#4/16

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2 thoughts on “Good Morning!

  1. Joel, I write poetry too, just not on a regular basis. I like how you post here on WordPress. Is this a blog?
    You express your ideas beautifully. I look forward to reading more of your poems.

    1. Yes, Laura! I started this particular blog around the end of 2012 and entered a post every day of 2013 (mostly poetry) every day of 2013. I enjoy reading my poetry in church occasionally and am working with a composer friend to turn some of them into songs! WordPress works great for my purposes.

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