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Angel Returned to Heaven

An angel returned to heaven today
deployed to erase gluttonous hate
from envy's grasp love is pulled away

To bring order to disarray
supplying hope while replacing sloth 
An angel returned to heaven today

Armed with beauty, charm and compassion
pride is now faced with a trained assassin
whether with song, a smile, a shoulder or ear
greed, anger and lust is sent running in fear

An angel returned to heaven today
after years of service in the field
from the mission never did she stray

In our hearts she will forever stay
so, let us remember, let us rejoice
cause our angel returned to heaven on this day

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 7/24/2019 10:21:00 AM
A beautifully written prose poetry, Samuel.. Inspirational and exquisite!! Enjoyed this.. This is a definite fav for me.. Have a blessed day!
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Date: 7/3/2019 8:14:00 AM
This brings sad peace in my heart! May she rest in peace!
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Date: 6/30/2019 8:59:00 AM
Welcome back to Poetry Soup, Samuel... I guess the angel had completed his mission. Best wishes, Gershon
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Samuel Byrd
Date: 6/30/2019 9:33:00 AM
Thank you, it was my sister.