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My kiss from Heaven

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My kiss from Heaven

My Kiss from Heaven

I used to have a Ouija board
I’d play with it for hours
I never really believed in it
I thought it had no power
It was just a novelty
To me, a piece of fun
Then once when I was playing it
Just before the day was done

All of the room went kind of still
And a silence touched my soul
It felt like angels were all around me
And my world felt kind of whole
My hand went whirring round that board
Like me, I could not stop it
I felt that I had no control
It disturbed me just a bit.

A message, well it seemed to come
It seemed to say to me
“Phone your father in the old country
And do it speedily”
So I did this, I phoned Mum up
She told me dad was sick
And If I wanted to see him alive
I’d have to get back quick.

Well I got back to see my dad
Then he died not too long after
I let him know how much I loved him
And we shared some tears and laughter
I ask, was this a kiss from Heaven?
It seems like this could be
All I know is I’m glad it happened
It changed my life for me.

11 September 2013 @ 1453hrs.
Peter Duggan.







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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 11:23:00 AM
    totally absorbing, peter.. i went through this again even if the lines were long.. great phrasing with a sense of serendipity hovering around..marvelous!..) huggs

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 9/11/2013 3:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Nette, your comments are always most welcome...peter
  1. Date: 9/11/2013 2:30:00 AM
    Firstly I wonder if such movement would only disturb me a bit?! Well done though for following the sign.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 9/11/2013 3:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It was a strange but beautiful feeling Scott......thank you so much for your comments....Peter