At Easter

Like a river with no end

life flows on

and it ends for people

who are called to paradise


but here on earth

life continues throughout the centuries

as new generations

grow and gain wisdom


there is never any sorrow

to a life that ends

for its soul now free

roams in the valleys of heaven


there souls sit upon riverbanks

where wild flowers grow

they sing songs of praise to the Lord

who rose on Easter morn


a time to rejoice

and cast away earthly sorrows

to watch over and give comfort

to those who are left behind


so if a loved one has passed on

feel them beside you

reach out your hand

and a responding touch you’ll find


so many mysteries of life

we cannot understand them all

but we can praise the mighty Lord

who loves each and every one of us


so this Easter let us rejoice

love one another

fill our hearts with gladness

when the Easter church bells chime

© 2015 Gypsy Rose Lee

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AudreyHowitt 20 months ago from California

Beautiful Rasma! Happy Poetry Month to you!


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Ericdierker 20 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

Marvelous, what a very nice Easter poem. Have a wonderful Easter.


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bravewarrior 20 months ago from Central Florida

Happy Easter, Rasma!


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Michael-Milec 20 months ago

What an assurance, Rasma " there is never any sorrow to a life that ends"... because of the resurrection of the Lord which is commemorated on one designated Sunday called "Easter ", the day humanity has chance to hear His words " I am the resurrection and the life: he that believes in me, even if he has died, he shall live."

Thank you for a poem echoing good news.

Voted beautiful.

Peace with us.


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Venkatachari M 20 months ago from Hyderabad, India

Very inspiring poetry with beautiful lines. You described the reality of life and about soul. The souls sit above in heaven and enjoy God's nature and watch and guide us if we really seek for guidance. Very well said.

Thanks for sharing it. Voted up and awesome.


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manatita44 20 months ago from london

Sweet Easter poem, Gypsy. God bless you and yours this Sunday.


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mary615 20 months ago from Florida

What a lovely poem to read this beautiful Easter Sunday! Thank you for that.

Baby and I send much love to you and Sid, and hope you have a wonderful Easter, Voted UP and shared.


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Sunshine625 20 months ago from Orlando, FL

Amen, Rasma, Amen!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 20 months ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you all and I hope you had a wonderful Easter. This is the first time in a long time that the April Poetry month has arrived along with Easter. It is very exciting but also head spinning as I await for inspiration each and every day now.

Happy Poetry month to you to Audrey. So busy with muses whispering in my ears I am quite worn out and it is only day 7.

Thank you Eric.

Thank you Shauna.

Thank you Michael.

Thank you Venkatachari.

Thank you Manatita.

Thank you Mary. Hugs to you and Sid sends his sincerest meows to Baby.

So true Linda.

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