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A Touch Of Heaven
by Michael Lance Kersting
Thursday, March 03, 2005
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I felt at peace that bright summer day

As I lay in the shade of the big oak tree

Listening to the whispering of the quiet brook

Softly treading its way to the wide open sea.

With the rustling of the leaves pushed by the soft summer breeze

whispering in my ear,

I watched in delight a delicate, golden winged butterfly

Flitting from Flower to flower in the cool open air 

And my heart then opened to the might of the Creator and the

Everlasting beauty of His display

 And  felt a touch of Heaven on that soft floor of leaves that bright

Summer day.






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Reviewed by 000 000 4/4/2009
Peace and harmony with the creators art!
Free and simple.
Reviewed by Cindy Tuttle 2/14/2009
This is such a beautiful poem and so descriptive and well written. Thank you.

With love,
Reviewed by John Domino 10/15/2008
Very well penned. We should go there someday - if we are right with God.

Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 11/8/2006
I was on the other side of that tree with my fingers laced, basking in the beauty of the Heavens and the summer breeze.
Reviewed by Bennett 10/19/2006
Wow this is magnificent and lovely.
Reviewed by L. Craft - Hisayasu 9/15/2006
. . . lovely and spiritual . . . thanks! Linda
Reviewed by Amy Avatar 3/23/2006
I too felt at peace under the shades
of this big oak tree. You have indeed
painted A Touch of Heaven!
Reviewed by Suzie Palmer 11/3/2005
'I felt at peace that bright summer day
as I lay in the shade of the big oak tree'
You write beautifully ... effortless to read and absorb!
Thank you for the beautiful visualizations Michael!
Love & Light Suzie xox :-)

Reviewed by Hilding Lindquist 10/8/2005
Good stuff, Mr. Kersting!


Hilding "Gus" Lindquist
Reviewed by White Dove left (Reader) 9/24/2005
music to my ears.......
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 3/8/2005
Yes, nature is a touch of heaven, it's a shame too few realize it. I really liked the last line in this, makes the reader really visualize it.
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/7/2005
isn't nature wonderful/magnificant
wonderful poem brings one back to what love and life is~~~
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 3/6/2005
Very lovely, Michael! I sincerely enjoyed!
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/4/2005
sounds like you were indeed touched by the beauty of God's creation and you wrote of it with beauty and clarity
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