Treasure Island

Suzanna Chevalier

(4-18-1966 / Elizabeth, New Jersey)

Angels On My Left & On My Right


Angels are with me when I walk through the jail at night
I have positive thoughts that encase me in their light.
I have to look forward to getting out on bond
I know being in here was for me to see beyond—
beyond what was behind steel jail doors-
I would of never known how the inmates lived
for I was here to bring light like never before.
In places of darkness light workers
are asked to bring their light
We are here to help humanity out of their plight.
If I had I got stuck within these walls with a life of grim
I would of just took flight and
would ended my life on a whim.
For the cross I carry like each one of us do
is now no more for I go home to heaven
in God’s love I am renewed.

Submitted: Monday, May 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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Written by Suzanna Chevalier on Easter March 31,2013

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