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Best Poem In The World
« on: April 29, 2012, 01:07 PM »
I didn't write this. Its author unknown. But I thought it was pretty cool
for my poem a day  wink*


I was shocked , confused, bewildered
 As I entered Heaven’s door,
 Not by the beauty of it all,
 Nor the lights or its decor.

But it was the folks in Heaven
 Who made me sputter and gasp–
 The thieves, the liars, the sinners,
 The alcoholics and the trash.

There stood the kid from seventh grade
 Who swiped my lunch money twice.
 Next to him was my old neighbor
 Who never said anything nice.

Bob, who I always thought
 Was rotting away in hell,
 Was sitting pretty on cloudnine,
 Looking incredibly well.

I nudged Jesus, ‘What’s the deal?
 I would love to hear Your take.
 How’d all these sinners get up here?
 God must’ve made a mistake.

‘And why is everyone so quiet,
 So somber – give me a clue.’
 ‘Hush, child,’ He said,
 ‘they’re all in shock.
 No one thought they’d be seeing you.’

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