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Taken to Heaven

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Taken to Heaven

One cold December morning,
While she was sound asleep,
Mom peacefully took her last breath,
Leaving us behind to weep.

She was taken by the angels,
To heaven's pearly gates;
Taken from her earthly home,
To heavenly estates.

Now she's walking on streets of gold,
With steps as light as air,
Feeling no pain or sorrow,
Cause Jesus is with her there.

For Black Eyed Susan's "Taken" contest

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  1. Date: 2/10/2013 6:10:00 AM
    nice..i just lost my mother on jan 12th 2013..i miss her so much.

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 6:29:00 PM
    Beautiful write my friend. I have one similar about my grandfather called 'angel wings'.

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 7:15:00 PM
    So sweet and sad, but I can't help feeling happy for her. From what I hear, those heavenly estates have a 100 percent positive feedback.

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 7:08:00 PM
    Kim, congratulations with your amazing win.. xox~PD

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 2:43:00 PM
    Conrad's on your winning writes. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 12:14:00 PM
    Be certain that the heaven has become richer By one angel: your mother! Very warm and human poem The sorrow is wrapped up in eternity

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 8:05:00 PM
    Hi Kim....thanks for stopping by....Mom just got a new hip (she's 83) been gettin' hot meals in her since she came back to her apt. last wk...tryin' to keep her attitude positive...she's in a bit of a funk...managed to drop a poem today....thanks again, God bless you...jimbo

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 3:38:00 PM
    Beautiful piece,Kim..Great write..Congrats on your superb win...

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:29:00 PM
    A lovely poem, Well done on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:42:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot with this sad tale Kim xx

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 4:07:00 PM
    I really enjoyed your heartfelt poem. If you have a chance read my poem A New Dream. I think you will appreciate.

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 12:14:00 PM
    I love this piece. I lost my mother (and father) when I was young. I can empathize with this. I've written many poems about my mother if you care to read them.