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  To Michael Jackson
by Liana Margiva
Thursday, August 20, 2009
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Poetry by Liana Margiva

As shooting star descended you from heaven
Sent by the Lord just like the one before

To shine upon the Earth’s sinful soil.

Your gift divine, endowment of God

To you was given for eternity

And not to be surpassed by any mortal.

You conquered all the countries of the Earth,

You left behind all rivals in despair,

You gave your soul to people with the hope

That it will not be sacrificed to Devil.

Alas, your robeless soul became a target

Of many poisonous arrows.

The more it bled, the more bloodthirsty beasts

Would bury their fangs into its flesh.


For many moons your foes would toil
In shadow of your gift to dig enough dirt

To smear your good name.

But filth don’t cling to stars:

They are destined to shine

In heavens’ bright abode.


Had you observed the people of the Earth
To mourn your sad demise like one of their own,

Your soul would shed all sadness of this world!

Descended like a star from heaven,

To heaven you ascended as a star

To shine forever on this cruel Earth.


From this day on you’ll dwell in place
Without grief and agony of life.

Let broken hearts you left behind on Earth

Your soul will fill with peace for ever more.


No farewell we bid for it means to be apart.
Forever we keep the loved ones in our heart

And mourn them, and keep the love alive.

But God’s love was no less than our love,

So one day there came a call from above,

And one more angel graced the paradise

With voice that most mortals recognize.

The voice that fills the soul with delight

And chases off the monsters of the night.

Now we know how the soul is dancing

When  she  isn’t  weeping...


We search for angels in the skies above
To give them our never-ending love

But angels roam the Earth among the men,

And then ascend to heavens once again.

And we seek their help in our prayers…


Oh, dear Angel with your wounded soul,
You, who was worshiped by the old and young,

How fare you away from Earth beloved?

And have you found the peace

You’ve been deprived off?

What’s peace when the soul isn’t  weeping

In pain, or doesn’t it ever happen?


We won’t deprive you of our caring love,
We’ll send it up to rainbow high above.

So that it brightly shined eternally

And kept your soul wrapped in eternal glee.




By Liana Margiva


Translated from Russian by Anatol Kardiukov








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Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo 5/16/2010
A beautiful and fitting tribute to a brilliant performer and entertainer, who had his share of his own troubles in life, as most do...although his were public, as are so many celebrities. I hope he rests peacefully now. ~Elizabeth
Reviewed by JMS Bell 2/26/2010
Reviewed by Paul Judges 12/16/2009
Very well written, Liana
Reviewed by Connie Faust 11/9/2009
Dear Liana,
Although I was not a fan of Michael Jackson, I commend you for this poem. What impacts me is the passion and compassion with which you have written it. You are a person who looks beneath the surface of a man and feels the suffering inside. God bless you, dear lady.
Connie Faust
Reviewed by Inspire Hope 10/29/2009
Heartfelt and very powerfully written,
perfound and true Liana! Thank you for
sharing and caring!

Much Love,
Reviewed by Daniel Gereige 10/26/2009
Very Powerful Poem!! Fantastic!!
Reviewed by Ruhi Sonal 10/15/2009
Thank you for saying so simply what we all feel so deeply...
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/7/2009
An absolutely incredible tribute to MJ! You have captured the essence of his life to perfection! Well done, Liana!Bravo!
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 9/26/2009
What a beautiful tribute to one weloved so much. I still mourn and miss M.J
Reviewed by Richard Orey 9/10/2009
My dear Liana, you have shared with us a loving tribute to a unique soul and a world-class, dazzling entertainer.

(I'm saddened that my language shortcomings don't permit me to enjoy reading this in your native language.)

With love and admiration,
Reviewed by Jon Willey 9/5/2009
Liana, your tribute to Michael Jackson is overt and from your heart -- although I was never a Jackson fan, or an Elvis or Beatles fan, I know that millions of loyal Jackson fans including you will miss their entertainment shooting star -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 9/3/2009
Such a sad waste of what should have been more years of musical genius. A beautiful tribute.
Reviewed by Mary Grace Patterson 8/30/2009
This poem touches my heart so deepy! Its hard to express the emotions I feel! Its exceptional Liana!! It transports one to the rhleam of forever , provides a tender soulful moments giving tribute to one who is now at peace for eternity... M
Reviewed by William Bonilla 8/30/2009
Beautifully written
By one of the Den's Most honored poetess
Thank You Liana
Love & peace be with you
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/30/2009
We won’t deprive you of our caring love,
We’ll send it up to rainbow high above.
So that it brightly shined eternally
And kept your soul wrapped in eternal glee.

Sweet sentiments, Liana... ...and a fine tribute to Michael. Thank you for sharing it. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by ~ H (Reader) 8/30/2009
A wonderful tribute to Michael. Hugs Holly
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/29/2009
Yes, the man certainly changed the face of pop music.
Blessings ...
Reviewed by Aberjhani 8/28/2009
Your words reach beyond expressing admiration for a "celebrity" to paint a true portrait of someone who tried very hard to render valuable spiritual service to his fellow human beings. Much gratitude to the original poet and the translator for this beautiful shared inspiration.

Reviewed by Jerry Diamond 8/25/2009
Very nice tribute indeed Liana

Michael gave so much to the world in so many ways

Reviewed by Carole Mathys 8/21/2009
A wonderful, glowing tribute to a most unique, unforgettable star one the world will long remember...thank you for sharing Liana.

Reviewed by Dixie Dawn Michelle 8/21/2009
Lady poet, you have created a literary Obelisk. "To Michael Jackson" is a fine tribute through which the Tributee is duly honored.

I thank you for sharing this work of art.

In appreciation,

Dixie Dawn Michelle
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 8/21/2009
Not one of the crowd, I read this tribute/poem with the clinical eye of a old man that never understood the youngsters music (maybe because I was born already old. LOL)
But your words are displaying the poet that runs in your veins.
Très magnifique!


Reviewed by Sheila Roy 8/21/2009
A wonderful tribute for an unforgettable star. I guess I am one of few who never felt he was guilty like the rumors said. He just never grew up. Loved his music. This poem is telling of the kind soul behind the words. Hugs,
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 8/20/2009
Liana, this is one of the most beautiful tributes to Michael Jackson I've read.
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/20/2009
What a beautiful tribute to a lost soul May the angels look out after him now. Very lovely poetry...
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 8/20/2009
such a very lovely tribute-beautiful words
Reviewed by Micki Peluso 8/20/2009

What a moving, soulful tribute to a talented but troubled soul who will be remembered forever for his great contibutions to music. I wish he could havd had the happiness on this earth that he has in heaven. I also like the line aobut "dirt not clinging to stars'. Well done!!

Micki Peluso
Reviewed by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary 8/20/2009
Very nice tribute. I love the line that says dirt doesn't cling to stars. Well done.
Reviewed by George Carroll 8/20/2009
All Michael's fans will love this dedication and tribute you paid to him. Alas, he was but mortal, may he rest in peace.
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