Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points (25th March 1943)

Stairway To Heaven - Poem by Ernestine Northover

The stairway to heaven
Lies way beyond my soul,
Far-away from my heart,
And out of my control.
As I pass each second,
Of every single day,
I take steps to travel,
This far and distant way.
The stairway to heaven
Leads to a final goal,
When earthly life's absorbed
Via blending of the whole.

© Ernestine Northover


Comments about Stairway To Heaven by Ernestine Northover

  • (5/22/2006 12:15:00 PM)


    I'll say it again. You. Are. Good. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/21/2006 6:30:00 AM)


    The stairway to heaven, ah how brilliantly put. We expect something perhaps when we move on yet we are never sure, so I think your point of lack of control is fantastic here. Lovely almost lyrical flow in there too.
    All the best, Seán
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  • (5/14/2006 6:52:00 PM)


    I enjoyed reading your poem, I thought it was going to be like the song Stair way to heaven. (Report) Reply

  • (5/14/2006 4:06:00 PM)


    Serene and ethereal - beautifully composed Ernestine. Warmest wishes, Justine (Report) Reply

  • Theorem Thetruthserum (5/14/2006 3:48:00 PM)


    that is awesome. very nice the whole thing flows beautifully. (Report) Reply

  • (5/14/2006 3:35:00 PM)


    What about the stairway to your poetry! Strewn with lovely words. Susiexxx. (Report) Reply

  • (5/14/2006 3:20:00 PM)


    Far Beyond our voting system (Report) Reply

  • (5/14/2006 3:19:00 PM)


    Oh Ernestine, I could hug you for this, it should be written in light and placed among the stars,
    THE HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN
    May God bless you and your closest
    Love Duncan
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  • (5/14/2006 2:57:00 PM)


    This is a grate poem
    It's nice to belive that there is somethig after death
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  • (5/14/2006 2:57:00 PM)


    p.s.

    because of the famous Led Zeppelin song bearing the same title, you might consider modifying yours a bit?
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  • (5/14/2006 2:55:00 PM)


    good to know there's a destination ahead and you relay that in fine rhyme and meter. only one nitpick with this - line five seems to need an extra syllable. my humble suggestion: 'as I pass each second by'

    cheers.
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  • Lucy Burrow (5/14/2006 2:48:00 PM)


    Ernestine, a lovely and for me meaningful poem, well written and beautiful, as usual!
    Cheers, Lucy
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 14, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, February 4, 2008


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