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Below is the poem entitled A LETTER TO MY FRIEND which was written by poet Margaret Okubo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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If one day you look for me
 and I am not where I should be
Know that I have left for Heaven
That's where I'll be.

If you should come to Heaven 
and not find me
Look beside the living fountain 
That's where  I'll be.

If you  should look beside the fountain 
and not find me
Search beside God's glittering throne
 That's where I'll be.

If I'm not beside His throne
nor sitting on His lap
Follow the path to Jesus' feet 
That's where I'll be

When you find me dear friend
Come sit  beside me among the ones
wearing golden crowns
 For that's where I'll be.

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  1. Date: 9/28/2009 10:56:00 PM
    Wow! Wonderful piece, full of devotion and inspiration! I love it, Margaret! Great job. Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 7:41:00 AM
    What a wonderful prayer, Margareth! I just returned to PS after a long absence and from what I see here, I have no regrets! Great poem! Ladybug12

  1. Date: 8/22/2009 12:01:00 PM
    Great to see you posting again, Margaret! Hope you've had a great summer and will return soon here at PoetrySoup with more wonderful writes!!

  1. Date: 8/7/2009 4:26:00 PM
    Such a sweet poem ad a beautiful writing.

  1. Date: 8/6/2009 5:14:00 AM
    Meg, this is so very beautiful. It is so wonderful to see you here. I do understand you are so busy. I just miss you so very much. Get on with your study now. Love and blessings always to you and yours, Carol

  1. Date: 8/6/2009 12:31:00 AM
    Lovely words Margaret.Thank you for your welcome comments today .Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 2:39:00 PM
    So beautiful a poem, heavenly thought, God bless, Moses

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 2:23:00 PM
    Beautifully written. Hope to see you there. Sara

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 11:46:00 AM
    Hi Margaret - how have you been - as for me things are finally starting to look up {Knock on wood} - a wonderful poem and testament of faith - I have missed you Margaret - Cile and i talked over the phone the other day and she ask me to tell you hi for her - God Bless you hon, MJ