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IF DEATH SHOULD VISIT ME TODAY Whether young or old and gray As earthly life is swept away Please do not mourn, do not be sad Just think of joy yet to be had. Set loose from flesh- forever free To sail a calmer, endless sea Eternity, my new-found home Within which I will freely roam Inside a greater spirit shell For then my soul will grow and dwell Upon the peace, I will collect. But most of all, you must reflect We'll meet again in time, my dears In other worlds- in other years Beyond the light of cosmic ray Beyond the sight of human clay IF DEATH SHOULD VISIT ME TODAY September 24, 2014
Premiere Contest: The Last Love Letter Sponsor: Mystic Rose Rose ~2nd Place~ Premiere Contest: Funeral, Eulogy, or Memorial Service Poem Sponsor: Team PoetrySoup Judged: 07/02/2019 ~2nd Place~ Contest: Any Sad Poem Sponsor: Broken Wings Judged: 11/03/2015 This is a reversible poem (can be read up or down) that I wrote years ago, and which will be a part of MY eulogy when I pass, to help my loved-ones cope with knowing that I will be okay.

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Date: 1/10/2021 7:33:00 PM
Both ways read so well. congrats!
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Date: 1/10/2021 3:46:00 PM
Swept me away, both ways:) Now I may cheer Without much fear. Great win! M.
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Date: 1/9/2021 8:48:00 AM
I beautifully penned golden oldie, Sandra, congrats on your well deserved win. John
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Sandra Haight
Date: 1/9/2021 2:47:00 PM
Thank you very much, John. I appreciate your visit, congrats, and fine comment. Happy New Year! Sandra :)
Date: 1/9/2021 3:37:00 AM
Wow! Congrats! God bless you.
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Date: 1/9/2021 2:48:00 PM
Thanks so much, Beata, for your uplifting comment! Hugs, Happy New Year to you! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 1/9/2021 12:55:00 AM
I loved it from Top to Bottom or reversed....Congrats on your win Sandra....It is such a heart warming gesture for the ones you love...May you still live to be 100 :))
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Sandra Haight
Date: 1/9/2021 2:50:00 PM
Carol, thank you so much for stopping by with your congrats and lovely, uplifting comments! Happy New Year to you! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 1/8/2021 7:57:00 PM
Deep healing touch! Beautiful! Congrats on your win!
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Date: 1/9/2021 2:50:00 PM
Thank you very much! Happy New Year! Sandra :)
Date: 1/8/2021 5:52:00 PM
A beautiful poem to leave behind Sandra. I like that it can be read from the top down, or from the bottom up. Congratulations on a well deserved win... Belle
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Date: 1/9/2021 2:51:00 PM
Thank you, Belle, for your visit, congrats, and lovely comments! Happy New Year! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 1/8/2021 5:31:00 PM
CONGRATULATIONS Sandra on your well-deserved TOP win....Your last love letter is truly soothing. I read it from top to bottom and vice versa...a truly splendid piece. Your loved ones will not weep for long once they read this love letter...you made them understand that death isn't a wall..but a door...
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Sandra Haight
Date: 1/9/2021 2:54:00 PM
JCB Brul, thanks so much for stopping by with your kind comments and congratulations! I appreciate that you really enjoyed my poem. Happy New Year to you! Sandra :)
Date: 1/8/2021 3:45:00 PM
Great spiritual feeling of welcoming death and family and friends to be happy. Congratulations on your win. Hugs Eve
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Date: 1/8/2021 4:50:00 PM
Thank you so much, Eve, for your uplifting comment and congratulations! Wishing you a very happy and healthy New Year! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 1/8/2021 2:01:00 PM
so good to read this gem again, many congrats:-) hugs jan xx
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Sandra Haight
Date: 1/8/2021 4:48:00 PM
Thank you very much, Jan. Wishing you a happy, healthy New Year! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 1/8/2021 1:13:00 PM
What an amazing poem, Sandra and one which would no doubt bring much comfort to anyone reading it following the situation described. It is one which I shall certainly earmark to appreciate again at a later date.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 1/8/2021 4:48:00 PM
Wendy, thanks so much for your visit and uplifting comments on my poem. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 1/8/2021 12:38:00 PM
Dearest Sandra, your effigy of words were sculpted for eternity , I have enjoyed every words, your feelings ran deep as water here, congrats on your 1st place win, Thank you for joining my contest adventure, blessings.
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Date: 1/8/2021 4:46:00 PM
Thank you so much, Mystic Rose Rose, for the great contest and for my wonderful placement. The photo prompt you offered stirred me to use this poem, and I am so pleased that you liked it. Blessings back to you! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 5/15/2020 8:54:00 PM
Awesome,Sandra. An important write for sure.
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Date: 7/28/2019 1:19:00 PM
Beautiful Sandra, and I love that it can be read either way! Congratulations. Susan
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Sandra Haight
Date: 8/3/2019 4:08:00 PM
Thank you so much, Susan, for your visit and supportive comments. Much appreciated. Sandra
Date: 7/3/2019 7:26:00 PM
This is absolutely beautiful Sandra. To write your own is a wonderful idea. Congratulations on your top placement. Truly a winner.
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Date: 7/19/2019 3:31:00 PM
Thank you very much, Janis, for your nice visit and lovely comments. I appreciate them so much. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 7/3/2019 4:02:00 PM
We are indeed like-minded on this subject and your poem is an absolutely beautiful write encompassing truth as you and I feel it. Well done and certainly a poem that resonates with me - thank you for writing just as you did. All the best ... CayCay
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Sandra Haight
Date: 7/19/2019 3:30:00 PM
Thank you very much, CayCay, for your nice visit and lovely comment. I appreciate them so much. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 7/2/2019 8:26:00 PM
Beautiful verse, Sandra, congratulations on a fine Eulogy.
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Date: 7/19/2019 3:29:00 PM
Thank you very much, Eve, for your nice visit and lovely comments. I appreciate them so much. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 7/2/2019 1:06:00 PM
Sandra, Congrats on your well-deserved win! Beautiful poem. - Gail
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Sandra Haight
Date: 7/2/2019 8:13:00 PM
Thank you very much, Gail, for your visit and lovely comments. Much appreciated. Sandra :)
Date: 7/2/2019 11:10:00 AM
Sandra, I am so happy this inspiring poem won the silver (though IMHO should share the gold) as I missed this gem and would have never seen it. Congratulations on your much deserved podium win my friend. I am Faving this! I think it is a beautiful gift to leave for your family when you pass on. xxoo : )
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Date: 7/2/2019 8:12:00 PM
Thank you, Connie, for your lovely visit and very supportive and uplifting comments and congrats - plus the Fav! I am so pleased that you found it inspiring. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 7/2/2019 10:12:00 AM
Sandra, congratulations on your prize-winning finish! ~Mark
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Sandra Haight
Date: 7/2/2019 8:08:00 PM
Thank you so much, Mark, for stopping by with your nice comment and congrats! Much appreciated. Sandra :)
Date: 7/2/2019 6:49:00 AM
Beautiful, Sandra. Congrats on your well deserved silver medal win.
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Date: 7/2/2019 8:07:00 PM
Thank you very much, Line, for your visit and uplifting comment and congrats! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 8/3/2018 8:02:00 PM
Just found this beautiful and sad poem and have to say that it may just be my favorite poem EVER, truly. As someone who has written some reversible poems (mostly without even rhyming) I am in awe of the brilliance that this piece is because until you try it I don't think you can fully appreciate what you have accomplished here. BRAVO!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 8/3/2018 9:41:00 PM
Hi Jesse, I am so honored to receive your lovely, uplifting comments about this poem. I am so pleased that you enjoyed it. I wrote another, non-rhyming one entitled, "I Am A Poet," and you may read it at the link if you wish. https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/i_am_a_poet_724821 Have you posted your reversible poems? I will check. Thank you again, for your visit and much-appreciated comments! Sandra
Date: 11/3/2015 5:28:00 PM
I love this well written and reversible poem! Congrats on your win my friend!!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 11/3/2015 5:34:00 PM
Hi Robert, thank you so much for visiting my poem and for your supportive comments and congrats! Much appreciated! Sandra
Date: 11/3/2015 1:02:00 PM
Sandra, Congratulations on your Any Sad Poem win. LOVE **SKAT**
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Sandra Haight
Date: 11/3/2015 4:54:00 PM
Hi Skat, thank you so much. I appreciate your visits and encouraging support. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 11/3/2015 6:25:00 AM
SOooooo lovely. Congratulations, Sandra.
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Sandra Haight
Date: 11/3/2015 4:54:00 PM
Thank you so much, Lin. So nice of you to stop by with your supportive comment and congrats. Hugs, Sandra
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