let me die and go to heaven

October 6, 2009
By rbeth SILVER, West Bloomfield, Michigan
rbeth SILVER, West Bloomfield, Michigan
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let me die and go to heaven

and with my gossamer wings i shall dance


in the glorious sun.
or let me die and go to hell

and i shall warm the hands of my Soul


in the scorching flame.

for the real hell

is infinite nothing.
to have a Soul as silent
as the pulseless body it once inhabited.

or worse.
to find that the Soul
along with the god to which

all our prayers were sent to


in little white envelopes


sealed with the tongue of our faith

was as existent

as the imaginary friends

that the childhood versions of ourselves


once


believed in.


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on Dec. 29 2009 at 1:10 pm
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
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this reminds me of the Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis. A bit confusing but still full of insight and makes you think.

I like it.


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