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I'M Free Poem

Author: Shannon Lee Moseley
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I'M Free Poem Poem Verses

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free
I’m following the path God has laid you see.
I took His hand when I heard him call
I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work, to play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found that peace at the close of day.

If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
Oh yes, these things I too will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life’s been full, I savored much
Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and peace to thee
God wanted me now; He set me free.

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About the poem

This Poem is also known as the following: "The Final Flight poem".
The poem is about someone who has passed away and is asking their loved ones not to grieve for them as they are now free and have taken God's hand. The person couldn't stay any longer to laugh, love, work, or play, and has found peace. The poem encourages the loved ones to remember the good times they shared and not to be burdened with sorrow. The person wants their loved ones to have the sunshine of tomorrow and to lift up their hearts in peace as God wanted them now and has set them free.

The Structure of Poem

The poem has a simple structure, consisting of six stanzas, each with four lines. The rhyme scheme in each stanza is ABAB, with the second and fourth lines rhyming. The poem uses straightforward language and easy-to-understand metaphors to express the idea that the speaker has passed away and is now free from worldly troubles. The poem urges the reader not to grieve excessively, but instead to remember the good times shared with the speaker and find peace in the knowledge that they are now with God.

Best Quote from I'M Free Poem Poem

This is a quote from the poem I'M Free Poem by Shannon Lee Moseley
"Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free... If my parting has left a void Then fill it with remembered joy... God wanted me now; He set me free."
This quote offers a comforting message to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. It suggests that the speaker is at peace and has moved on to a better place. The phrase "God wanted me now; He set me free" emphasizes the idea that death is a natural part of life and that there is a divine plan at work. The quote encourages readers to remember the happy times they shared with their loved one and to celebrate their life rather than mourning their passing. It is a reminder that the connection between loved ones transcends death and that the memories and love shared will always remain.

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