Joseph Anderson

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Let Heaven Wait - Poem by Joseph Anderson

My fellow man, let me address
A confused world in deep distress;
'Tis rife with greed, graft, fear and hate,
As sinners search for Heavens gate.

A world caught in the bitter throes
Of things long past and future woes;
Those streets of gold will not be found,
'Midst turmoil marching all around.

We all should seek, for you, for me
A world freed from such misery;
A world where peace and love resides
And fellowship with men abides.

Our much sought Gods must surely see
The depths of our depravity;
Should we be seeking Heavens gate?
I rest my case, let Heaven wait.


Comments about Let Heaven Wait by Joseph Anderson

  • Nurain Ali-balogun (9/17/2012 5:06:00 AM)


    Should we be seeking heaven's gate?
    I rest my case, let heaven wait.... Can't think of a better way to conclude a phenomenal poem like this? Great write.
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  • Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (9/1/2012 2:34:00 PM)


    I find this very beautiful, Joseph. It underlines a philosophy in life, a question at the sight of misery, and a declaration of hope through the image of heaven. Thanks for writing this. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Wynn (8/31/2012 3:00:00 PM)


    We have been acting poorly and we can never control the twenty nine percent that manage to pull a fast one no w and then but it is good entertainment. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (8/31/2012 12:41:00 PM)


    What a clever and humoros poem. Lots of fun there. Read mine - If There Be No God -
    Adeline
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  • (8/31/2012 7:56:00 AM)


    Seeking the the divine solace is man`s hypocrisy and the assumptions on the delayed justice in waiting have ever been derailing human efforts of concrete pattern. A righteous man needs no gate to be opened either. He will be air drifted to the Heavens that be... (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (8/29/2012 1:44:00 PM)


    Perfect write, Joe. A winner for us sinners. (Report) Reply

  • Thobile Masondo (8/29/2012 8:09:00 AM)


    A beautiful piece of art indeed. Inspirational and yet so simple. (Report) Reply

  • (8/28/2012 5:05:00 PM)


    A really nice poem, Joseph! ! All I can say is Amen. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (8/27/2012 9:20:00 PM)


    Yet another wonderful write from a great veteran who has seen more of' 'graft, greed, fear and hate- than any one of us! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/26/2012 7:17:00 AM)


    Stunning writing Joseph, beautifully expressed - awesome! (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson Jr. (8/26/2012 1:44:00 AM)


    Heaven, the place of bless souls, this poem is a work of art with nice and weird aspects, we should think deeply in this world, clever writing, so nice!
    Good job Sir.
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  • (8/25/2012 6:32:00 PM)


    A wonderful poem, your writing always inspires! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (8/25/2012 3:27:00 PM)


    Another wonderful poem Sir, Let heaven wait, I`ll second that-.fantastic thought and depth to this poem made it a joy to read. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 25, 2012



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