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T. Alfred Norman

Rookie (02/16/1983 / North Carolina)

A City Once Spoken Of


Every day shines with the lights of heaven
Every question imagined - unanswered.
Shaded under the tree of life
No more bloody blades, no more war
No more strife

Our spirits glowing on the golden shores
Warming and melting the crystal snow
Joyous and free the city forever keeps
Nature natural with secrets of the deep

A musical melody heavenly notes float
To this shade tree, I pause to whisper
Of a city once spoken of, a righteous city
Full of grace, hope, peace and love.

People never will know twilight, sin, pain, death
Again. Thoughts comfort my mind with tender flight.
My body does cherish these Earthly times, but I
Must leave their rhymes behind, as the bird of my soul
Roams skyward.

Truly if you have heard a faint whisper from above,
Set your sights on that city, and fly like a dove.

9/25/07

Submitted: Tuesday, December 02, 2008

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  • Rookie Edwin Empestan (alba) (12/2/2008 11:14:00 PM)

    Great poem with great hope but it's very possible! ! ! Only then if you have faith and trust. A very prolific poet with a unique choice of words. My best regards to both of you. God Bless! ! ! (Report) Reply

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