Angel At My Door (poem)

Was past my time when knocking came to door

Suspicious fear drew visions in my soul

If I stood still perhaps the sting might pass

There’s other havens harboring the night

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Was then my heart was captured by a sound

A lady’s cries were reaching out for me

It sounded like a friend of long ago

And so I thought I’d give my fate a chance

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So beautiful this angel of my eyes

So sad to see the pool of sorrow’s tears

Forgetting all I asked her to come in

And gave her all the comfort of my ear

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She told me of the children she had lost

Each one of them a treasure to a heart

Delight it was to watch them romp and play

Till darkness came and took them all away

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She tried and cried at oh so many doors

But found no friends who cared to spare a pain

Or face a sadness echoed in the wind

I marveled in her true imaginings

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A stranger me said I will help you out

Together we will bring your children back

And as I grabbed my coat from off the door

I saw how gorgeous were the fairy’s wings

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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

There are some good souls out there willing to help. This is beautiful, Martin and carries a powerful message.


DJ Anderson 2 years ago

An open mind can lead to welcome imaginations of the heart.

Beautiful poem, Martin!

DJ.


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Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

Oh, how lovely. This is my new favorite, Mh! Up and more and sharing. Hugs, Faith Reaper


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Martin, this is beautiful and I think it's my favourite of yours, too.


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MsDora 2 years ago from The Caribbean

A lovely angel tale in beautiful poetry. Well done!


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ImKarn23 2 years ago

Oh, Martin...this brought tears to my eyes..

How can you write something soooo...deep and moving - and then write one of your hilarious limericks??

Talk about changing gears!

sharing


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cat on a soapbox 2 years ago from Los Angeles

Simply beautiful, Martin!


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AliciaC 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

This poem is both interesting and beautiful, Martin!


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing work, Martin!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Magically fantastic.

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