Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

HEAVEN


Heaven is waking to see your love.
Heaven is seeing blue skies above.
Heaven is hearing your child's laugh.
Heaven is observing a newborn calf.

Heaven is touching the sea with your toes.
Heaven is smelling the salty air with your nose.
Heaven is tasting the food you love best.
Heaven is napping or taking a rest.

Heaven is crying the tears that you need.
Heaven is doing a friend a good deed.
Heaven is music that gives you a lift.
Heaven is not some faraway gift

that comes when you finish your life.

Submitted: Thursday, June 24, 2010

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