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Heaven
by Jennifer Jacobs

Friday, January 14, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Do you remember heaven?
I have a hard time remembering…
remembering takes me over sometimes…
remembering is everything, though…
remembering is like giving birth:
pain and ripping and agony and
Creation

Well, I wanted to tell you
I think heaven is very close…
(It's here!)
Everything we read is true
The bibles and the gods and the second comings
And the poems and the songs and the novels and the movies and the paintings (maybe even the tv)
This planet has been giving birth to heaven…for a long time
Time time time time time time
some time no time all time
Gone

And we get to keep it all!
Do you believe?
The past and the present and the future!
The finches and the spiders and the trees and people and the ancestors and the tools and the technologies
And the beauty
And the light
And the dark

Just not the fear

What will we build?!
Help me think about it!

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Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 4/24/2007
Ahhhhh! Heaven on earth. How often I've thought those words and believed that if people just took the time to examine their environment and look around them they could find joy instead of misery, could find happiness instead of problems that keep joy at a stand-off. (How do we intrepret a second-coming---is it an individualistic second-coming, or is it a world-wide phenomenon?)
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 11/24/2006
Reading this was heavenly for its clarity and refreshing thoughts and unnecessary punctuation is left out....
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/21/2006
Most thought-provoking, Jennifer; thank you for sharing your sentiments. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Reginald Johnson 8/15/2006
Reading this poem was heavenly! (Pun intended!) If I could write poetry, I would use this author's work as an inspiration.

Reviewed by Chris Davis 8/3/2006
I say we build.. giant fields, giant mountains, giant trees, giant oceans, giant lakes, and small cottages and villages... and blanket the world in wireless internet.
Reviewed by Ken Chartrand 7/3/2006
Hi Jennifer,
Heaven is where you make it...even here. That is why we are here for.
Good work .
Regards, Kenneth Keith Chartrand.
Reviewed by Fritz Barnes 3/22/2006
Just bee-bopping around reading your poems...and enjoying them. I like your style.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 2/25/2006
Powerfully spoken poetry...
Riger and Birgit
Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/22/2005
Heaven is eating strawberries and cream on a hot Californian day ;)
Peter
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/29/2005
well done
Reviewed by Paul Nipperess BMin 5/30/2005
:)

Nice work, 'Fer.

Let's build heaven with words, God's words ..... :)

have a great day

yogi
Reviewed by Albert Isaac 4/19/2005
I really enjoyed this poem.
What will we build?
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 3/30/2005
awesome..loved it ..saved it!

Vesna:)
Reviewed by jude forese 1/14/2005
controlled fear is heaven ...
Reviewed by Dave Harm 1/14/2005
Keep it all, with no fear... now that IS Heaven.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/14/2005
Well we can leave out war and the things that we fear and keep the rest.
Reviewed by Donna Quesinberry 1/14/2005
nice

thanks,
d.



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