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Be it not for me to cast a stone
For the trails of your life are not my own

Be it not for me to judge you fair
For I have not sat in the witness chair

Be it not for me to call you name
For itís not for me to lay the blame

Be it not for me to wash the hands
And pretend to cleanse the sins of man

Be it not for me to judge your past
For I have no ball of crystal glass

Be it not for me to determine the fate you hold
For it would be wrong to be so bold

Be it not for me, for who am I?
I hold no mansion in the sky

I am not a Savior, a Judge, or King
I have no Angels in heaven who sing

Iím an equal, your earthly brother
Who was born of a different mother
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Be It Not For Me

Contributed by Jeff_Scott_Morehead on Tuesday, 24th May 2005 @ 08:28:34 AM in AEST
Topic: Lifepoems



Be It Not For Me
~~~~
Be it not for me to cast a stone
For the trails of your life are not my own

Be it not for me to judge you fair
For I have not sat in the witness chair

Be it not for me to call you name
For itís not for me to lay the blame

Be it not for me to wash the hands
And pretend to cleanse the sins of man

Be it not for me to judge your past
For I have no ball of crystal glass

Be it not for me to determine the fate you hold
For it would be wrong to be so bold

Be it not for me, for who am I?
I hold no mansion in the sky

I am not a Savior, a Judge, or King
I have no Angels in heaven who sing

Iím an equal, your earthly brother
Who was born of a different mother




Copyright © Jeff_Scott_Morehead ... [ 2005-05-24 08:28:34]
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Re: Be It Not For Me (User Rating: 1 )
by TheSchroedmeister on Tuesday, 24th May 2005 @ 08:33:34 AM AEST
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I'm glad I decided to read new poetry today; and I'm very fortunate to run into this one. I enjoy a good philisophical write, and whatever truth is reached at the end. The repetition worked well for ths piece.

Once again, thanks for a great write and a great start for the day.


Re: Be It Not For Me (User Rating: 1 )
by JamesStockdale on Thursday, 14th March 2019 @ 01:50:19 AM AEST
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I really liked this!




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