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      Beyond imagination.......


Rest your head, close your eyes,
hear, feel, taste each beat of your heart.
Earthbound sounds are moved aside,
knowing God will never forsake, part.

Mystifying events begin taking hold,
at last feeling lighter than ever before.
Mind set free, to open up, come alive,
slowly, surely you begin to soar.

Set your soul free, soaring higher and higher,
reaching beyond the stars, the milky way.
Remember all past dreams and wishes,
second star to the right, here to stay.

Heavenly greetings beyond imagination,
a place free of heartache and pain.
A haven rich with dreams come true ,
where the sun brightly shines, no rain.

Deeply inhale, set yourself free,
spread your arms wide like angel wings.
Partake in all the endless joy,
drink until drunk from all good things.

Shake off the old, the baggage, the worn,
embracing the love that surrounds you.
Time is so short, no time for sadness,
no time for anger or what makes you blue.

Allow the good grace of God within,
feel his power, his glory, his eternal love.
Inhale it, embrace it, encompass it all,
into every cell, every pore, till it fits like a glove.

Can you feel it growing stronger inside,
each minute, each hour, each passing moment.
The brightest light you will ever know,
envelopes your being, erasing the torment.

Rest your head, close your eyes,
hear, feel, taste each beat of your heart.
Earthbound sounds are moved aside,
knowing God will never forsake, part.




Written by:
Karen Palumbo
Photography by:
Robert Palumbo
4/22/2009 © All rights reserved




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Reviewed by Cryssa C
Through it all...he won't forsake or leave us...
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler
Magnifique! A joy to read. Bless you, J'nia
Reviewed by Michael Jones
Karen, karen, God loves you first, Robert loves you seconde, and I will settle for 3rd place: Magnificent!
Reviewed by Jon Willey
your conviction inspires -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Duke LaRance
I wish I could shake off my old baggage; instead I keep beating myself over the head with it. Maybe I should re-read this every morning.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
Karen, your words and that photo are perfection!
Reviewed by jude forese
obviously it is not beyond yours ;)
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana
Dear Karen, How can I describe this heavenly poem, as you have already described it so well and vividly, that I felt my soul flying with you.
Love Emile
Reviewed by L. Figgins
You take us by the shoulders and gently, lovingly shake us awake in this write, Karen. Why is it we constantly need reminders of the miracle which is ours? This is how children see the world and this is the source of their spring of joy. Beautiful!
Reviewed by E T Waldron
I go beyond in just this way Karen, and you are so adept at using the perfect words to bring your reader to the heights you have soared to! Beautiful and inspired poem and picture!

Love and Blessings,
Reviewed by Sheila Roy
This piece is so tranquil and comforting. This feels like a daily meditation that could keep one sane in this crazy world. Great work, Karen!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
Your words and picture are a perfect match, Karen. Such restorative exhortations uttered here with the conviction yet gentleness of a quickening summer breeze. Gentle yet filled with a compelling grace and wisdom that wills the enfeebled spirit to arise and take heart. Bless you, Kate xx
Reviewed by Dale Clark
So inspiring, Karen, excellent message...
fine pen to start each day with, Thanks!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Beautiful write, Karen; well penned and imaged! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Burleson, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Beautiful writing sweet lady..very well one indeed...have a wonderful and safe day..Hugss
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
WONDERFUL, LIKE ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Set your soul free, soaring higher and higher,
reaching beyond the stars, the milky way.

Your words are truly soaring off this page.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
This poem should be whispered with the background of flowers murmuring to the breeze, perhaps remembering how it was in Paradise.


Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello
Totally consuming...cutting deeply and makes one drown in His Presence!
Can't have enough of Him in this poem! Beautiful Karen.

Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot
Beautiful, inspirational, imagery that sets the heart soaring..We need lots of this. More :)
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
Excellent - thanks for bringing it back to earth! We can use more of that!
Reviewed by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary
This does set one's soul free to soar. Wonderful!
Reviewed by John Flanagan
Excellent use of the imperative gives the verses a sharp thrust, an upbeat and a strength; definitely among your best.
This poem soars like an angel way up there, way up,"shake of the old baggage the worn" yeah get rid of the stuff to get lighter to soar, make love your wings! Hugs! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Such a beautiful image and write - God gives us plenty to be thankful for, doesn't He? Well done, Karen and Robert!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
This is great, thank you for sharing, keep it up and be blessed
In Christs Love
Reviewed by Susan Smith
Your poem reminds me of this verse: And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. - Colossians 1:17
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Very nicely written Karen. God bless.
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