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Eternity, Infinity

I send this message into eternity, infinity
for it is said loudly that the end of the world is here
I am not afraid of death, extinction, eternal night
as once, I was at the gates of Heaven
but they did not open, unfurl for me
it was not my time, I guess . . .

I heard my loved and departed ones calling
calling out my name, beckoning, summoning me
but I awoke from this dream, vision, moonlight wish
confused and breathing and still within life . . .

My journey has been chapters of a book
some pages so beautiful, full of happiness and delight
some of anguish, grief, deep sadness and sorrow
but each one unique, each one a story to be told
from that lonely little girl to the woman, I am
I have been . . .

O, I will miss the sunrises and sunsets
walks in forests lush, rippling waters
and lovely birds singing in the tangled trees
the kiss of snowflakes on my face in winter
crunching leaves beneath my feet
all these things . . .

All my memories will be gone
all the pictures in my mind never to be viewed
and the mightiest buildings will fall
walls will crumble into decay
the streets empty of humanity, cars rusty shells
and our existence will be erased
or will Earth just disappear . . .

I do not regret a moment
for even the saddest experience is part of living
and once you have glimpsed Heaven
your life is never quite the same
and you do not fear it's end
for there is a great peacefulness
waiting beyond the gate . . . 

I send this message into eternity, infinity
for it is said loudly that the end of the world is here

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December 23, 2012

For the contest, Message In A Bottle

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  1. Date: 1/8/2013 2:41:00 PM
    Constance, , stopping by to say hi and read your winning poem in CATIE'S ""Message in a Bottle "'' contest~ nice poem to read. have yourself a good day. always & forever ~LINDA

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 3:31:00 PM
    What a treat, Constance. A well penned entry for the end of time....luv and happiest of new yrs...gwendolen

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 8:22:00 PM
    So glad to read your work are so talented. this is so lovely. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 7:30:00 PM
    Constance.. enjoyed your win...SKAT

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 1:54:00 PM
    great write Constance and a big win ....felt nostalgic as I read the poem, what if the world really ended... thanks for sharing, love, Mehnaz.

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 11:19:00 AM
    Wow, Constance, a magnificent write from you. A well deserved win and a big congratulations to you. This was artistry.

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 9:19:00 AM
    Full to the brim with truth as ones life should be and was meant to be! Congrad's on your meaningful write winning. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 9:11:00 AM
    The phrase that touches me the most is "not regret a moment...for even the saddest experience is part of living'........and lately I need that reminder more than ever, with many sad events that have happened recently. Thank you for that wise reminder. Congratulations on your win, Constance. :)

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 5:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on you winning spot Constance Love xx

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 4:20:00 AM
    Oh, Constance, I had no idea this was your poem! Indeed, you are a 'Dear Heart.' Congratulations on your win in my contest, i just love this poem. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 12/28/2012 1:30:00 PM
    I think you have done real good here Constance, best wishes for the season And beyond.."

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 1:53:00 PM
    Dear Constance, Dear Heart, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. Breathtakingly Beautiful I bow to YOUR Laureatus POETIC Talent. Thank-YOU for Your Gracious Comments. Wishing YOU and YOURS the Joys and Blessings of the Holiday Season. May YOUR New Year be Filled with LOVE, Health, Joy, and Prosperity LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 9:17:00 AM
    This is quite the beautiful, a simply gorgeous write my friend! I love this amazing write that you have written, a fantastic poem Constance! You have delighted me to the fullest with this piece full of scenes and imagery, a glorious write, Great Work!! I hope you have the merriest of Christmases!

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 6:05:00 AM
    This poem is chock full of wonderful imagery Constance, very well written, have a wonderful Christmas as well, guess the Mayans werent hip to Gods plan for this world, but he tells us there will be false prophets, blessings, Carl