Patricia Grantham

(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

A Land So Fair


A land that's overflowing with milk and honey
No need for food, clothing, goods or money
Neither sickness, sorrow, death nor pain
Nor shelter from the storm not even the rain

The cities are paved with streets of pure gold
Rivers of waters flowing with riches untold
There will be no sun to shine ever so bright
Stars that used to twinkle on a starry night

Angels will sing songs so glorious and gay
There voices can be heard all night and day
A trip that's eternal never more to return
Where you'll live forever no more to yearn

Traveling to a land that is ever so fair
Where the Heavenly Father will meet you there
A place where life will never have to end
The journey is over a new life to begin

Submitted: Friday, February 15, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 02, 2013

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  • Amitava Sur (10/31/2013 1:09:00 AM)

    Wish I may place myself in that place right through...........
    That day I'll tell you Pat how rightly you're true.

    Very nice imagery to cool the sole..... love it (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (7/30/2013 9:40:00 PM)

    this is the beauties of heaven, high above the ground, where there is peace and love, and no sickness to be found
    where the words ' brother and sister and feelings are truly shown, and the love for one another is all that is known. (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Anderson (7/13/2013 1:42:00 PM)

    You laid your faith right out there and that is so good. Inspirational and uplifting. A heavenly Garden of Eden awaits, bless you (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (6/8/2013 12:01:00 AM)

    We are all hopefully waiting to meet in that land of bliss! You have painted God's abode in such euphoric details!
    A beautifully rhyming poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (2/18/2013 8:47:00 AM)

    Oh! What a paragon of an imagination! And what a wonderful poem with its rhyme and rhythm with music flowing in the land that is over flowing with milk and honey! ! (Report) Reply

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