Treasure Island

Arlene Dery

(1954 / Salem, OR)

Hope in Heaven's Day


Grief be mine, I ask you so,
If not for you, I wouldn't know,
How life once was and then be still,
How so precious, that death do steal.
Because that grief, won't go away,
Learn to let it have its way.
The link to love, a precious one,
Is met with grief and still not done.
The days do come, and nights do go,
Grief will stay as time is so.
And so a loved one passes on,
And grief comes in and carries on.
Does grief get better, I will ask,
It's hard to say, while at its task.
There is grief to help us cope,
There is God to give us hope.
Grief will surely go away,
On that glorious heaven's day.
But while its here, there's just one thing,
Pray our Lord, for peace he'll bring.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, September 24, 2008

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  • Arjun Panday (4/10/2010 5:04:00 AM)

    i have read this poem with full concentration and find's that this poem is full of emotional feelings perhaps due to loosing the loved one.
    very nice poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Terence Nabbs (10/7/2009 9:08:00 AM)

    I, ve just read your poem hope in heavens day beutiful writen with feeling emotioal perhaps due to losing a loved one (Report) Reply

  • Linda Stufflebeam (4/25/2009 11:03:00 PM)

    my father past away 3 years now and he died of cancer. your poem remains of how much i miss him. i want to tell you i am 41 years of age and beginner at poetry. i really love you poem and put it my favorites. thank you and keep up the good poetry. (Report) Reply

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