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Heaven's Orchestra 2: Another collection of angel-inspired musical instrument acrostic poems

Updated on August 17, 2016

Listen to the sound of angels playing harps from above

Sound the horns

Thanks everyone for commenting and shared on my acrostic poems. Much obliged with a warm smile, here’s another selection from that chapbook to share with you, when I wrote them a decade ago, after my grandfather died. You might be surprised that one of them was previously published with an asterisk by the title. I have more to come and share this fall. Enjoy!

Relax with the tropical beat of timpani drums

Alto Saxophone and Timpani

Alto Saxophone

Angels rejoice to R&B and jazz sounds of music,
Lifts us up to a tune of smooth melody,
Touches our heart with a meeting of a rich rhythm,
Original notes of an universal harmony in twilight.

Soft accompaniment of violins, cellos and oboes,
Angels sway to the songs of God’s praise,
Xylem float and sink to the bottom of ocean floors,
Omnipotence collaboration with voice and piano,
Perhaps with soprano sax, horns, tubas and trombones,
Heaven’s healing is the cure of a new arrival,
Over a layer of good versus evil souls,
Now powerful than ever against Hell through notes,
Eternity winning every battle with jazz on Judgement Day.


Thunderous percussion sound hits home,
Inches away from lightning, but touches our heart,
Melts the anger down to the ground with metal kettledrums,
Promises of a rich new beginning with mallets,
Angels strike evil with Zeus’s trident,
Never let God’s angels befall to the devil,
Impure thoughts of deceit fades away.

Decorate your home with musical angel figurines to let you unwind and decompress

Electric Piano and Clarinet

Electric Piano
Eternity brings forth peace and immortality.
Love is spread out with electric beat,
Ethereal beings play a song in God’s ebony originality,
Calmness is made and is forever complete,
Tender notes brings glory and triumph fought,
Reaches out the power of goodness with ivory in every thought,
Impossible discretions discarded in a pile,
Clamps down on suffocation of piano keys by bad bile.

Priceless symphonic melody is heard everyday,
Invisible fancy fingers is played in every way,
Angelic orchestrations with electric shock waves,
Never loses, with each soul it saves,
Only good vibrations will be hear to stay.


Clouds repel like a ladder of brass or rope,
Lassos like an angelic cowpoke, not dope,
Angels love the sound this instrument makes,
Rights the wrongs on humanity’s mistakes,
Ill thoughts of hatred through notes is wiped away clean,
New decisions are ready-made and pristine,
Eternity enters to a new heartbeat,
Triumphant saintly soulful lives are complete.

Hear the calming presence of steel drums send you away to the islands

Steel Drum and Reed Organ

Steel Drum

Secular music hit the skies by steel,
Touching us deeply makes it real,
Eases us to a calm enlightening appeal,
Elevates the moods for a good peaceful feel,
Longevity in our life by a grand eternal deal.

Dreams drift into a good and sweet sleep,
Ready-made visions is what we must keep,
Underneath it all, it goes even more deep,
Music from tropical Heaven doesn’t creep.

Reed Organ **

Realms of moonbeams mixes with the sun rays,
Eternal deep notes from this organ is secular on Sundays,
Everyone sings to a hymn or a psalm,
Doubt is erased to a wave of notes from reeds to a slow calm.

Only heard at church for celebration, service or Mass,
Relief has reached us, when the moment will pass,
Givings of joy, peace, harmony, happiness and love,
Angels sing along to a percussionist above,
Nature sends a cue to release a dove.

Acoustic Bass and Rock Guitar

Acoustic Bass

Angels feel so much at peace and ease with strumming strings,
Calmness and meditation is a release of bad energy,
Opening our heart to free our soul to Eden,
Usually helps to keep it under control, evenly,
Sends shivers up and down our spine, rich in vibes,
Tender thoughts of two hearts in one combine,
Incredible tremors of Heaven’s twilight,
Coos our fears, vanishes nightmares and fright.

Blending Heaven and Earth by strings as only one,
Angelic love can be complete by harmony and done,
Smooth sounds from this percussion notes,
Soars good news as our hope floats.

Rock Guitar

Rhythm sets the mood with a tune,
Organic melody begins here soon,
Calmness blended in with an angelic symphony,
Kisses you with love, and hugs the universe in peaceful ecstasy.

Graceful hands pluck strings with a pick,
Unique powerful sounds from an amp with a kick,
Intoxication of rock-and-roll with a fast beat,
Turbo-charged loud notes spread out to be complete,
Angels sing along with God’s harmonious song,
Ready or not, Karaoke in His kingdom isn’t wrong.


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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks Marlene!

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      Marlene Bertrand 2 years ago from Northern California, USA

      Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks Diana for your lovely words.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      Oh so beautifully written and said. Thank you for the inspiration.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks so much Suzette. I appreciate your comment. I'll do more this fall for sure.

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      Suzette Walker 2 years ago from Taos, NM

      I love your acrostic poems and the subject matter, instruments, is an interesting one.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Gypsy, thanks so much for loving my poems and added them to Pearltree. I'm so glad you love them! I'll have more this fall. :-)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Nicely penned! Enjoyed these very much. I have added them to my poetic Pearltree.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Alicia, you're a sweet person. Thank you so much. It's the way I thought about Heaven and my lost loved ones, now and then.

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      Linda Crampton 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      You have such interesting imagery in your poems, Kristen. Thank you for sharing them.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Rachel, I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family's in my prayers. You're very welcome for my angel poems. Thanks for the warm words and the vote.

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      Rachel L Alba 2 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      Hi Kristen, I love reading anything about Angels and Heaven. My brother, who I lost to a sudden heart attack recently, used to play the clarinet. I loved to listen to it. Thanks for sharing. Voted up and awesome.

      Blessings to you.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thank you Ann! I'm glad I've done a good job. :0)

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      Ann Carr 2 years ago from SW England

      Great poems.

      The clarinet has a pure sound and you've reflected this in that section.

      I love them all. Well done, indeed.


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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thank you for commenting on my newest selection of poems.

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      whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States

      Beautiful work and fine message. Thank you for sharing his nice work. whonu