Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

A Letter to Dad in Heaven

Lucinda Schaffner Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled A Letter to Dad in Heaven which was written by poet Lucinda Schaffner. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Lucinda Schaffner

Best Lucinda Schaffner Poems

+ Fav Poet

A Letter to Dad in Heaven

How are things in ‘heaven’? 
    Is it like they say?
Is it awesomely wonderful?  
    If  I were to imagine, would it blow me away’?

Do you remember...the old rope swing you made for me?
     You pushed me to the sky,
The fishing pole you bought for me
      The trout stream...you and I?

Do you remember… special times, like Christmas?
    Family dinners we’d enjoy
Chicken & noodles…your favorite
    Topped off with blueberry pie

I feel you driving for me, 
    When roads are snowy cold
I feel you reassuring me,
    As I know I’m growing old

When I ache from missing you, 
    I think of where you are
It’s then your comfort calms me, 
    I know you are not far

I feel your watchful presence, 
    Tending to your kin
One day we’ll be together, 
    To love and live again

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment



A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.