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A Pillow Fight In Heaven


Hello my sweet friends…Today I decided to do a poem based on my Grandmother who was an Angel…She was bedridden and crippled from rheumatoid arthritis for many years and still had time to smile and care for her children…My Dad was the youngest child of thirteen, he watched her suffer greatly…One day he seen four beautiful Angels with white wings come from above my Grandma’s bed…Two of the Angels held Grandma’s arms, two held her legs and took my Grandma away…So here’s my poem to my Grandma, I’ve named it A Pillow Fight In Heaven, I hope you enjoy…Have a great weekend friends, much love always, Lynn xxxx

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Twas a night just like any in the Heavens above
All the Babes settled down in the nursery of Love
Learning has ended, not a sound nor a peep
Lulled into slumber drifting off to dreams keep!
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On Earth, Mama cries as she knows the time’s near
A sufferer of pain and now her soul feels much fear
Not for herself but the young ones she bore
In a bed she was stricken with a heart which was pure!
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The clock back in Heaven is now resting its hands
A silence like golden, in this faraway land
The Elders awaiting for the Owls nightly call
Tis the night long awaited for The Newcomer’s Ball!
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On Earth a little child, and the youngest of thirteen
Watched four beautiful Angels arrive like a dream
They came from above each with wings of snow white
   And lifted his Mama then bade him “Goodnight!”
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Not a breeze nor a stir and the calmest of weathers
Pillows hand made from the Angels first feathers
A new Angel is born, yet on Earth life now dies
A victory in Heaven but on the Earth is heard CRIES!
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The vicar announced “She was an Angel from birth
The most loving of Mothers born here on this Earth
Never forsaking, although crippled with R.A
She worked for the good Lord and blessed him each day!”
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The Angels were lined up, in groups of just seven
Pillows all fluffed, made especially for Heaven
Such a fun celebration in the Heavens that night
At the newcomers Ball the Angels shone with DELIGHT!
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Four Angels of flight holding the newcomer’s limbs
They arrived at the Ball, now the celebrations begin!
On Earth this new Angel was bedridden through much pain
When she got to the Ball she was made brand new again!
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Millions of white feathers for the Newcomers Flight
A Ballroom of laughter, now each Angel pillow fights
So enthralling to watch was this magical display
Twas the first time in Heaven that the Angels shout, HOORAY!
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Next morn back on Earth feathers fell from the skies
White as the snowflakes, adrift like butterflies
The headlines that night said “A freak of weird weathers
When this unidentified object shed millions of white FEATHERS!
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19 responses

  1. Kes

    Hi Lynn that really got me it must be wonderful to see the angels taking her to heavan and when she got there she was all better having a party really great poem one of the best and a great tribute……….love aways Kes x x x

    April 18, 2008 at 5:13 pm

  2. Miss

    awwwwwwwwwwwww xx twice in one day I have been rendered speechless xx………this is so lovely and i had tears before i started to read the poem xx
    i would love to think that little angels were waiting for us all with big fluffy pillows xx
    every time  i see a little bit of fluff fall i shall remember your poem xx and think of all the people i love xx having pillow fights with the angels xx love to you xx

    April 18, 2008 at 6:39 pm

  3. Duffys Closet

    such a beautiful write for a special person.  Thank you for sharing this with us. LJ

    April 18, 2008 at 9:34 pm

  4. ·.♥.· Sheba's Haven ·.♥.·

    hi Lynn, what a beautiful poem once again.
    glad you like my sexy pic hehe.
    hope you are ok now, how’s your dad doing, is he alright.
    yeah im ok thanks, some tosser as been getting on Mo’s wick.
    god knows what they they get out of it the wankers.
    better go im getting carried away here hugs xxxx sunshine

    April 18, 2008 at 9:44 pm

  5. dawn

    i thank you too, Lynn. thank you for taking the time to drop by. be that great weekend, my friend. hugs, dawn

    April 18, 2008 at 11:26 pm

  6. Aussie

    Absolutely beautiful words for a very
    loved angel,your words bought tears
    to my eyes out of happiness to see
    the love within the words,you my
    friend have a beautiful soul.

    April 19, 2008 at 1:21 am

  7. Stevy

    Lynn, the last time I cried was at my Dad’s funeral 27 years ago.  I started to shed tears reading your wonderful poetry, enhanced by the sweet music.  Your grandmother is surely an angel and her grand ddaughter is angelic.  I am so honored to call you friend.

    April 19, 2008 at 4:18 am

  8. dunno

    hiya aunty lyn great poem 😉 haha , you know the one. well see ive red it this time :o
    yea big huggie wuggies teehee ,, lee always get me hot under the collar, ask him wot we was doing this morning :)
    shhhhhhhh hes gunna kill me for this ( face bovvered ) lmao
    see you soon im staying longer next time so it could run into 2 weekends woohoo take care lyn huggies foxy xxx

    April 19, 2008 at 12:02 pm

  9. Newman

    Hey Lynn,truly good job here!
    Thank U for sending me the nice picture,I hope U all the best xxx
    Richard:)

    April 19, 2008 at 1:04 pm

  10. .

    That was not only lovely, but it filled my heart with joy & hope.   :-)   xx x

    April 19, 2008 at 1:09 pm

  11. Dreamwalker

    Arrr as always you touch my heart. nd I have tears once again in my eyes..
     so magical is your story weaved into verse.. Thank you for sharing this story.. The picture is lovely and your back ground of feathers…
    May you continue to uplift us all with you wonderful Gift..
    And thank you also for the beautiful picture gift you left to me with your poem.. Thank You,, So very much xxx
    Hugs to a special lady,, and I am pleased Kes has qualified as a Dr to take extra special care of  you! lol
    love and Gratitude xxxxx

    April 19, 2008 at 2:17 pm

  12. Sweet

    a lovely poem dedicated to your grandmother..touched me dearly xx

    April 19, 2008 at 5:57 pm

  13. Zeynep

    Beautiful entry Lynn. What a nice farewell for your grandmother. Hope you are having a good day. Hugs, Zeynep xx

    April 19, 2008 at 9:05 pm

  14. joanne

    AW BLESS YA LYNN LOVED IT TAKE CARE .BIG HUGS . JOXXX

    April 19, 2008 at 11:05 pm

  15. ... Angelwitch

    Heya darling  :)
    it’s beautiful hun, it’s brought tears to my eyes.
    13 kids, that’s amazing…and i thought i had a big family lol
    i think the first thing on that list i’m thinking about would have to be something about using a
    spellchecker more often haha :)
    hope you and kes are having a great weekend
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    x-C-x

    April 20, 2008 at 7:16 am

  16. Zeynep

    Have a beautiful day to you too sweet Lynn!! Hugs and love, Zeynep xx

    April 20, 2008 at 9:48 am

  17. Polly

    What beautiful verses you have written about your dear Grandmother Lynn ..and what an amazing lady she was just like you, who touches us your  friends with your amazing poetry hun ..hugs xxx

    April 20, 2008 at 10:17 am

  18. dawn

    hey Lynn, i hope you had a restful sleep. thank you for being so kind. i like your blog too. i can relate cos my gma is oso one of a kind :) i suppose its cos they love a lot and are so ever-giving, all encompassing. hugs, dawn

    April 20, 2008 at 10:41 am

  19. Vanessa

    What a beautiful tribute to Grandma Sis it is really wonderful. Love Nessa

    April 20, 2008 at 12:32 pm

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