Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 6,913 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

The Night The Angels Came - Poem by Matthew Holloway

the angels came to call my name
they urged me to follow
I would not yield, take a further step
not I, death shall wait until tomorrow
the day never to come
I saw stars in their eyes
light beyond the eternal dark of night
my strength persisted, resistance
every nerve and sinew shook
still the angels called
a song to seduce so sweetly
voices hung upon the air
embracing the soul, the heart
what wild tempest of thought
no steadfast I should stand
beside all such beautiful memories
I recall their sound
how may name resonated in bells
for me they shall not toll
the angels called my name
I refused to follow

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  • Gajanan Mishra (2/2/2013 4:43:00 AM)

    beautiful memories I recall. thanks. I like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 2, 2013

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