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Heaven And Hell

Rating: 4.9

We speak of doves and cherubims
Of angels chanting mystic hymns
With shimm`ring, swirling mists of night
Enshrouding souls in heav`nly flight

Then wait in hope that all shall find
Eternal peace for humankind -
Beyond the stars, this holy place,
We think to gaze upon His face
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Claire Thomas 14 April 2013
Thats really good.I enjoyed that.Lilting quality to it.Life is for the living, for sure.
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Tom Higgins 18 October 2012
Absolutely brilliant writing! How wonderfully you use the language Valerie.
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Smoky Hoss 17 October 2012
Wow, right on Valerie! You hit the mark, perfect center; it is here and now, within us, and all around us. A radiant poem of life.
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Danny Draper 03 September 2012
What else can be said this poem says it powefully. Perhaps the Bohemians were right, truth, beauty, freedom and above all things love. These are ideals that exist without the need for fear to suppress and control, but alas people would not be encouraged to think for themselves. Love the way you split the poem so digital, monochrome a reply in terms acceptable to many theists.
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Valsa George 24 June 2012
Such a lovely poem.....far above comparision! ! ! !
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Vincent Kuo 22 May 2012
What a philosophy, I cannot agree with you more! Heaven and Hell are both embodied in the human condition. They are not places or physical destinations one can reach in body. Rather a mental destination, a state of mind within all of us, within all the deeds by every single man and woman in the world. Thank you Valerie for honoring this philosophy with sound literary craft!
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Saadat Tahir 08 May 2012
i normally dont go beyond a few stanzas in long poems...but this is an amazing write captivating classical and done in the poetic tradition of masters. you can be proud of this creation...lovely lovely... :) cheers
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Joseph Anderson 01 May 2012
An amazing, brilliant analysis of where we all reside, at various times in our life. This should make people think, long and hard-A tremendous sermon-Amen!
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Sharad Juneja 18 April 2012
Speechless and stunned.....
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G.R. Gaus 02 April 2012
Heaven and Hell here on earth; so eloquently written in equal form, not many can feel what you feel and still maintain the ability to express it. Thank You Valerie.......
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