Arsiema Berhane

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There’s No Beer In Heaven. - Poem by Arsiema Berhane

We were just little children
When our neighbour
That funny and clever mister
Who loved drinking beer
Died of too much drink.

I remember
How we loved him,
And the songs he sung
When he got drunk.
They were so strange
And outlandish
We loved them as well.

Mother replied then
That he went to heaven
Where there is more beer
To answer our question “why he left here? ”

I know she said that for our sake
And knowing that any answer we’d take
For I know in heaven there is no beer.

Is there?

Comments about There’s No Beer In Heaven. by Arsiema Berhane

  • (11/7/2006 10:27:00 AM)

    the beer in heaven is called guinness! love your stuff. havent read it all though - yet. (Report) Reply

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  • Angelique' Rockwell (10/9/2005 7:19:00 PM)

    for all my questions about heaven, that was one i never thought to ask! is there? (Report) Reply

  • (6/24/2005 5:38:00 AM)

    nice poem arsiema....u r doing really good.
    keep writing
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  • (6/21/2005 5:40:00 AM)

    Cool one, Bit delusional, But great. (Report) Reply

  • (6/21/2005 12:03:00 AM)

    A story Full of lesson, a nice poem. I loved this one Arsu! Keep the -) .

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  • (6/17/2005 8:24:00 AM)

    What a great poem and question! ! Loved the story and the way you told it.

    Nice one

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  • (6/17/2005 7:34:00 AM)

    Beer is bad for the soul, rather enjoyable, but bad for the soul! A cool poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 17, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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