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  Memories Where Angels Now Sleep
by J. Allen Wilson
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
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Memories Where Angels Now Sleep

 

I stood alone in the garden; I walked where angels now sleep.

Gray skies whispered overhead; hearts forever to God keep.

Stone paths lay before me; broken by the tears of those who weep.

Eight miles; eight lonely weeks; oh but for the grace of God my soul too should flee.

 

Along this stone path that I now tread; soft memories now grow instead of flowers.

I kneel to the wet ground and pluck a few; I hold them to my heart for hours.

I am now dancing amidst the fallen leaves; laughing together in golden peace.

I smile and then I weep as the petals of those memories turn brown from unimaginable grief.

 

Oh but for the Grace of God…

I too should be numbered amongst the memories

that grow where angels now sleep.

 

 

J. Allen Wilson © 11/13/08

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Reviewed by John Domino 11/23/2008
Wonderful poetry!

God Bless you!

JMD
Reviewed by Cryssa C 11/13/2008
Your writing is always stunning, J. Allen. Maybe you have been left upon this earth to compile these last love letters into a book to help others with their grieving...
Cryssa
Reviewed by Linda Hill 11/13/2008
J. Allen,
Beautiful and heartfelt. I hope writing has helped you release some of your pain, my friend. May God walk with you always.

Blessings and love,
~Linda
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/13/2008
Your last stanza says it all, Allen, but by the Grace of God ... continue holding onto His hand. Such pain you bear! He knows that pain ...

(((HUGS))) love and prayer, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/13/2008
this is a beautiful write-i hope you are compiling these beautiful and heart wrenching poems--I believe they could help others
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/13/2008
Beautifully penned, Allen; very well done!

You are ever in my prayers/thoughts!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 11/12/2008
So very beautiful, Allen...

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