The Inviting Heavens: A Poem

Updated on May 19, 2018
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

Countless diamonds sprinkled up above

in a starry night enchanting and so calling

with something outlandish like a bizarre love

sending me its invitations with each star falling.


Sweet mystery overwhelming at times like tonight

million question-marks hanging from each star

yet something so familiar at every new sight

like a long lost home luring me from afar.


And then my eyes drop down unwilling like with sores

only to face a graveyard of questions left there to die

unattended, shunned, with all that hate, greed, wars

and giving inspiration for one more trembling sigh.


Maybe this is why all those beautiful creatures

those goddesses and angels of every name

along with every holy ascended teacher

chose heavens, avoiding this game.


But then again, this vast and sure empty space

that inspiration for loving and solemn prayers

maybe only looks attractive from this place

with all silly gamut of our human affairs.


So, even if you hold keys of that home above

don't rush to get there, life has more to give

don't indulge in hate, give a chance to love

heaven could be here, if you only forgive.

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      Michael-Milec 4 weeks ago

      Demonstrative sentiment influences changes and you have dared upon a notable one of its predisposition.

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      Vladimir Karas 4 weeks ago from Canada

      Louise---The pleasure is all mine--- hearing from nice people like yourself who like my poems.

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      Louise Powles 4 weeks ago from Norfolk, England

      Thankyou for sharing another lovely poem.

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