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SURVIVOR

Lying in my bed one night , I hear the quiet, It does not feel at all right, Something is about to take place, In this disunited human race, And then, the world that I knew, Its comforts, my family, my dog, My little pet frog, My bicycle that took me To school, No longer exist, My arm is bleeding, My heads’ spinning, The noise, the blasts, Impending Bombs exploding, Amongst all this chaos I manage to find shelter near What was my home, An old photo of my parents Floats up towards the sky, Then down past me Lands in front of Something or someone strange Who looks identical to me, Am I dreaming, This feels surreal. A being extends their hand To me without hesitation, I am bewildered, Petrified Beyond imagination, In sheer desperation, I accept, Expecting the unimaginable, The unfathomable, A fog appears surrounding Me as if it were a blanket, I no longer feel like the target, This being is gentle and kind Our hands still entwined, I am led up some stairs, I turn around to see The devastation, The world behind me Is an abomination, Endless desecration, I have nowhere to hide, Don’t want to be left behind, I enter a space where I See familiar faces, my best friend, My brother, my teacher, My preacher, The being tells me to not be afraid, We are all on a crusade, There are other familiar faces, People I have met During my lifetime on Earth Selected¸ Destined, To be reunited, In a Universe Of aeons far away Where we would awake Up one day, On the banks of a watershed Where we would tread A new era, a greener place, A new beginning Where hopes would Be brimming, I felt humbled I was to be a pioneer An unknown spec of sand, Among some Of humanity who would Begin a new world, Part of a new universe A parallel to the one destroyed Whose population was no Longer techno driven, No hate or crime, Just time, Where you and I, would learn to Survive all over again, At a much slower pace, Nothing anymore feels surreal It is a new era dawning, Along with a sense of belonging.

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Date: 3/30/2022 12:55:00 PM
Well this agrees with me Jennifer, we know the Eye has not seen nor the ear heard of tye True realty that awaits in the final heaven A great inference of what may be there or Even part.? Good to read your uplifting lines.'
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Date: 3/30/2022 12:55:00 PM
Well this agrees with me Jennifer, we know the Eye has not seen nor the ear heard of tye True realty that awaits in the final heaven A great inference of what may be there or Even part.? Good to read your uplifting lines.'
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Date: 12/14/2021 12:07:00 PM
Your "SURVIVOR" is a creative write. Love your line, "Begin a new world." It is very close. Have a blessed day writing away.............
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Date: 12/2/2021 6:49:00 PM
Hi Jennifer, wow this is so good, Yes we need to start again, the whole place is in trauma. We the human race, were gifted intelligence, so many on the planet with compassion, yet a handful of man creates bedlam, and in his wisdom or insanity, delves into chemical chaos, Is it time, for the messiah, yes i think so.
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Date: 11/28/2021 7:07:00 AM
Back to say , Thank you for commenting on my poem, Waterfall. Hugs Sweet Friend with lots of love
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Date: 11/27/2021 7:52:00 PM
Hello Jennifer ... due to the earth appearing smaller from faster travel and population explosion, we truly need a mortal leader who can do something the insanity. Your verse does give a view of where we are and what needs to happen - thank you once again Jennifer, and stay safe - Lindsay
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Date: 11/27/2021 12:46:00 PM
Thanks for reading my poems and leaving divine comments. Eirene my Friend
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Date: 11/27/2021 6:30:00 AM
A frightening experience, wishing it on anyone, but surly it does happen to some. Enjoyed reading. Hugs and lots of love your way sweet lady
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Date: 11/26/2021 7:21:00 PM
Sorry can't say much I am on cell phone night before driving long way home
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Date: 11/26/2021 7:20:00 PM
This feels like a lovely surreal vision. I love the way you mentioned sese of belonging at the end
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Date: 11/26/2021 5:41:00 PM
Beautiful Jennifer. A new world and a better place. Good stuff. Maybe it's not a dream but a vision. God Bless, JB
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Date: 11/26/2021 11:33:00 AM
wonderful and imaginative, though familiar to one who reads Revelation. It is great to have your beliefs, as I promote conservative reading of the Bible too. If nothing exists after we leave earth, we lose NOTHING by believing the Peace Messages of Jesus. Pascals''s Wager? But the seasons teach us winter is NOT death, only an imitation of it. We enjoy birth to birth through "dying a death" Shalom, shalom
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Date: 11/26/2021 5:08:00 AM
Yes, someday there will be some changes but we don't know when and what they will be only that there will be a new heaven and new earth because the old has passed away. We will be the same but different filled with the good part and a different kind of matter. I enjoyed reading your dream or daydream about what the future holds. Creative writing. Your visits to my page are always uplifting. Sara
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Date: 11/25/2021 3:25:00 PM
A great quasi-sci-fi poem, filled with drama, surprise, delight and love. Remarkable, Jennifer! A FAVE for me! Thanks, Gershon
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Date: 11/24/2021 3:09:00 PM
A nightmare turning into a dream Jennifer fantastic surreal imagery, parallel universes are a great source for poems, you’ve certainly tapped into one here, Hopefully there’s a perfect one out there for us all, cheers David
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