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Clouds passing away swiftly.
Like the desert sand.
Laying peaceful on the ground.
Seeing the worlds silent stand.
Breathing faintly with no sound.
While my life slips back into Gods hands.
Counting each beat from my heart.
Leaving behind this shallow land.
Taking one last glimpse in my eye.
Something came to carry me away.
Without giving me a chance to say goodbye.
Not wanting a reason to stay.
Gliding away into the blue sky. 
Fully departed from my body where I lay.
My life in front of me revealed.
Blessing all those days I would pray.
God protecting me with his shield.
Kept his promise to take me back one day.
Now I am back where I belong.
Pass the horizon of the ocean sky.
Living among the butterflies.
Reunited with my love ones.
Who where also carried by butterflies.
For you I will wait beyond the sun.
Somewhere deep inside the skies.
When your life on earth is done.
You will also be carried by butterflies.

If for some reason you are carried of by bats.
It is your own fault.
You will be put in a dark cave with the rats.
All alone locked in your own vault.


Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 5/17/2018 10:52:00 PM
Hello its joe...I suppose you must have guessed?** Its amazing how rich peoples imaginations are And they often have brushstokes of truth in them, I have found some here Skat, ( I enjoyed the footnote ) I imagine there may be some who would opt for the bat-cave, on the premise that there would be money in the vaults..'
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Date: 6/21/2017 9:56:00 AM
I'm too heavy to be carried by butterflies. Also, Alfred and Robin would miss me. Liked your Poem. I'll give you Diana Prince's #. ---Batman
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Date: 10/18/2016 6:43:00 PM
i enjoyed rereading this one. The ending surprised me once again.
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Date: 9/29/2016 8:58:00 AM
This is a deep poem, much like the way i love to express myself. Lovely
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Date: 9/26/2016 10:33:00 PM
Loved it!!!
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Date: 8/14/2016 9:20:00 PM
I enjoyed the added bit of humour at the end SKAT.;0)
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Date: 8/8/2016 11:46:00 AM
You are a true talent. I don't know why you gave up writing on this site, but I hope you'll come back.
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Date: 7/29/2016 1:05:00 PM
Man that was good,I dig your flavor SKAT
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Date: 7/11/2016 4:55:00 PM
Am just beginning to navigate through and I found this gem.
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Date: 7/5/2016 3:29:00 PM
Hi Skat, I love your poems. Thanks for the kind reviews.
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Date: 6/8/2016 3:42:00 AM
Hi Skat, thanks for the compliment. Gosh, this poem reflects beauty in death. I think I will start by reading some of your old poems.
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Date: 3/21/2016 9:17:00 PM
Hi Skat, thanks for the encouragement! I hope we can be great friends. Love your poem! ??Mikayla
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Date: 2/17/2016 1:20:00 PM
Beautiful imagery and genuine feelings. ..loved it..
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Date: 1/24/2016 10:06:00 PM
Excellent piece. Especially love the ending quatrain. And "somewhere deep inside the skies". Beautiful images. :-)
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Date: 1/24/2016 8:52:00 PM
Such a serene write. The opening of a heart whose Rose is in its fullest bloom. Sometimes it is better to keep your comment short, especially when the word you want to use is excellent. Once again you let us deeper into your mind and open your heart and you sing a beautiful song. Excellent. Your Friend always. Hugs....Vladislav. A definite seven and fave.
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Date: 1/10/2016 3:17:00 PM
hello Skat good to be here. I nice poem.
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Date: 5/27/2015 8:11:00 PM
.This post needs major adjustment, will edit soon. Skat...
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Date: 1/28/2014 10:51:00 PM
SKAT This is a very interesting and creative write. It takes the reader on a fantastic journey into your soul and heart. Nicely done Thanks for the great comment on my Horsie poem..
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Date: 7/7/2013 12:24:00 AM
yes! :-)
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Date: 10/15/2011 5:58:00 PM
i just reposed this poem,, under p.d.
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Date: 1/17/2011 1:05:00 PM
Never read this one great lines again... When I read comments like yours it makes me try so much harder to write the next piece and reach out there to some one who gets you... xoox always Michael
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Date: 6/6/2010 5:15:00 AM
This is really beautiful, Irma--Really enjoyed the imagery & message in your first part and I totally enjoyed the twist in the end--and it speaks so much truth too! never thought of that-being carried by bats!! I just had to smile over its uniqueness!! :)--keep writing!-nikko :)
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Date: 6/4/2010 2:04:00 AM
Thank you for your comment on "The Old Lady in Rome" and for all other kind comments! Have a great weekend!...Gert...Are you on facebook too?
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Date: 4/17/2010 7:44:00 PM
really niice poem along with others i have enjoyed reading of yours this evening!!..thankyou for continuing to take an interest in my writing and for your kind words!
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Date: 4/9/2010 8:48:00 PM
loved that one just didnt like that 4 those who will b taken away by bats.... thats harsh but good... i enjoyed reading keep it,belinda
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