Treasure Island

Linda Winchell

(still working on it! / Chicago Illinois)

'Knocking On Heaven's Door'


I went knocking on Heaven's door today
but no one came to the door to see.
Who was making all that knocking noise
for it was just, little old me!

I guess they might all still be sleeping?
Or maybe out shopping, at Heaven's Grocery store?
So I guess I'd better continue
just knocking, knocking on Heaven's door?

As I gazed in through leaded glass windows
of those golden Heaven's doors.
There on knees was seen an Angel crying!
who cried out, ' God doesn't live here anymore! '

'He went to earth yesterday
to fight earths war, with His Angels you see!
And left me here to man Heaven's doors
but I've seemed to have misplace their keys! '

I can't seem to let you in right now
so can you come back maybe, another time?
I will let you know if I find the keys later
I'll be sure to send you, an Angel's Knee Mail line.

Submitted: Monday, November 17, 2008

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  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (11/17/2008 9:03:00 AM)

    For once, I' d almost knocking on Heaven's door, but God 'd declined to enlist me cuz he'd thought Earth needs me so badly.Havin said that, yes we would soon! Great piece Linda. (Report) Reply

  • Marilyn Lott (11/17/2008 8:43:00 AM)

    God is very busy on earth these days but keep knocking and keep writing your poems, Linda. A '10! ' from me, my friend.

    Warm Wishes,
    Marilyn (Report) Reply

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