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by Bonnie M Torrente

Saturday, August 16, 2003

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Where in the world do sick people go,
When illness takes them away.
Their body's still breathing, but they don't know you're there,
And they can't hear a word that you say.

It's so sad for the family who tries to hold on,
To the loved one that they hold so dear,
But how can their spirit be so far away,
When their body is laying right here.

Is there a small heaven, where sick people go,
When they're not quite ready to die.
A place where preparations are made,
Before a return for goodbye's.

How can it be possible that we know so much,
Of the universe and life as a whole,
And still never know the in's and the out's,
Of the place saved for wandering souls.


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Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 7/4/2005
An excellent heart touching poem. Brings chills and tears along with the comfort of the 'small heaven where sick people go'. I like that alot. That really brings some peace to me.helping the feeling of them suffering seem so less for them. This is such a beautiful poem. Even sad I really like this. A keeper.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 8/16/2003
Superb writing Bonnie, the opening draws the reader in for a poetic ride that completely satisfies!!!!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 8/16/2003
Excellent..this was outstanding..I felt this so deeply today, beautifully written,

Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 8/16/2003
Very profound, Bonnie.... thank you for sharing..
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 8/16/2003
I think it is called 'coma'. An 'in-between' place to heal. Thoughtful work, Bonnie. Enjoyed the reading.
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 8/16/2003
Excellent Bonnie!!
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 8/16/2003
Bonnie...absolutely stunning, I love this! ~Kerry
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 8/16/2003
Fantastic write!!!
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