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Praises to the King.

I woke up this morning
To the sound of rushing waters 
like  waves roaring across the ocean floor.

Rigid with fear I stood transfixed
 and  watched as armies of angels
descended  from the heavens above.


The skies  shifted  
the universe trembled
by the torrents of angels in flight.


Amid the sound of blaring trumpets
and the dazzle of waving swords
their thunderous voices roared 
 accross the morning skies.

Michael and Gabriel archangels both
leading the Heavenly choir in songs of praise
God is great ..God is Love.

Eyes glistening with tears
My heart bursting with joy
I fell to my knees and joined in song.


 God is great ..God is love I sang
as I watched the angels depart
one by one.

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  1. Date: 11/30/2008 1:39:00 AM
    Great imagery here, thanks for your comments...Raul

  1. Date: 11/8/2008 5:47:00 PM
    LOVED IT!!

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 1:46:00 PM
    Hi Margaret it was so good to hear from you - I have missed you dearly hon - I hope and pray all is well with you - always in my prayers - God Bless

  1. Date: 10/31/2008 2:37:00 PM
    great and riveting write full of depth and passion, thanks for your comments, take care D-nyce

  1. Date: 10/11/2008 3:57:00 PM
    This is quite a testimony. Everyone has his/her visions in time and place. I enjoyed reading this piece. It flows with such reverence and praise. The first and last stanzas are very touching. Great job and God bless always! ~Joseph

  1. Date: 10/11/2008 9:49:00 AM
    Spiritually moving! Glorious in fact! You are an inspiration dear lady. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 10/11/2008 4:19:00 AM
    Lovely Margaret, you can almost hear the song as the poem unravels!!! Peace Fathima

  1. Date: 10/10/2008 8:29:00 PM
    Margaret I hope you don't mind but it was in my third book I mentioned you as being perhaps the most spiritual lady I have ever met - You have a glow about you that shines across miles and I do still hope that one day we can meet face to face - I loved this poem and I love the lady who penned it - You are a blessing to me and I'm ashamed that I don't say it as often as I should - God Bless you my dear friend - Michael

  1. Date: 10/10/2008 4:41:00 PM
    Thank you Margaret for your lavish praise of my poem Wink of Eyes. It is very heartwarming. I am obliged. I read your remarkable devotional poem Praises to the King. The poem is so beautifully crafted that the readers feel the presence of the Angels and join in the choir. Very impressive! -Mohammad

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 11:56:00 AM
    This is quite a testimony. I love the flow of the words and the sincerity in each line. The images are just awesome. Your descriptive excellent of the angels is really adorable. Great job! ~Joseph

  1. Date: 9/27/2008 1:26:00 PM
    Amen! Great message. Blessings to you for sharing it. Karen

  1. Date: 9/23/2008 6:30:00 AM
    I love the drama of this poem,"The skies shifted as the universe trembled by the torrents of angels in flight." so powerfull and thrilling. Wonderfull

  1. Date: 9/22/2008 3:56:00 AM
    Wow, so so so beautifully written and what an experience to behold - amazing. Amazing! Loved verse 5, especially. Love Kristin

  1. Date: 9/21/2008 4:36:00 PM
    Margaret I thank you for sharing such an awesome inspirational read; in form imagery and flow it tis truly outstanding :-) I believe that there is a small typo in fourth line of the first verse, "accross" should read as "across" still it is a wonderful write. God's Love and Many Blessings, Always, Adell