Tag Archives: Heaven

Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #5

I can’t believe it’s week five of my Paint Chip Poetry Prompt. Only 47 more to go after this one. That’s assuming I can manage to stick with it all year long. Participation hasn’t been as robust as I had … Continue reading

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Gone Home

“Death is not a period but a comma in the story of life.” — Amos J. Farver ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ She’s gone home and will be missed She jumped the comma and flew off to the second clause Her beautiful soprano voice … Continue reading

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Heaven

All things new, peace abounds Singing is an awesome sound The glory of our God is great Every need of mine He’ll sate River of life eternal flows Tree of life beside it grows No more sorrow, no more pain … Continue reading

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Choices

A forced grin a false I’m okay are all I’ve got It’s been three years, three years today since you left with me not knowing not for sure anyway where you have gone Heaven or hell those are the choices Which … Continue reading

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Ode to the Road

They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions Philanthropy lauded in the news Love of the limelight for altruism Millions spent by famous ones who garner billions upon billions start foundations seeking donations from peasants in need … Continue reading

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The End and the Beginning

Over at dVerse Poets Pub today Gayle is asking us to write Japanese death poems, preferably in the tanka or haiku form (though she said we didn’t have to adhere to strict syllable counts). I decided to write a tanka, … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready — Dual Dodoitsu

My first dodoitsu, a Japanese poetry form new to me that I learned earlier this week from Kanzen Sakura. I’m sharing it today for dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #154. I’m Not Ready I am not ready for autumn … Continue reading

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Where This Road Leads

I know full well where this road leads The end is my desire and goal But I know not how long it be Or what lurks beyond the next knoll My Companion knows, but won’t tell I must trust that … Continue reading

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Heaven Is My Home

The Poetics prompt over at dVerse Poetry Pub today was to write about a fantasy world. Being ever the rebel, I decided to write about a real world that many think is mere fantasy. Heaven Is My Home Streets of … Continue reading

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A Triad of Elfje

I really love the elfje short form of poetry that I discovered last week. Today I want to share a triad of elfje based on the Gospel — a reminder that three is a wonderful number. Disciples Loyal eleven disciples unlike … Continue reading

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