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by Darren Swift



She passes Peter with a smile;
the garden beckons - JC awaits.
Her chemo complexion fades.

Warm grass beneath bare soles
welcomes her forward through flowers.
The prophet holds her close.

"He has been waiting for you"

She sees him, standing in the colours;
he walks, like the old days, bullet fast,
her man of steel is here.

"Thank you" they say;
He sweeps her into his arms
then jumps into the blue.

JC watches them, distancing;
their love chorusing contrails
through the unearthly skies.

"I do believe a man can fly"

03/17/2006

Author's Note: Dana and Christopher - together again - forever

Posted on 03/17/2006
Copyright © 2022 Darren Swift

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by David Hill on 03/17/06 at 12:25 AM

Very clever, romantic and warm. Also, it is a nice touch to see you appear in the piece, JC, or would that be Jesus Christ?

Posted by Amy Niggel on 04/05/06 at 06:21 PM

Yay for romance. This was great. I loved the end it made me smile.

Posted by Michael Faraday on 04/14/06 at 10:29 AM

succinctly said poem! Emjoyed it. :) m

Posted by JD Clay on 08/25/06 at 04:23 PM

The title of this beautiful poem are words to live by. The message is food for thought and the last line is a lesson in life. Congratulations on becoming The Poet Of The Day.

Posted by JD Clay on 08/25/06 at 04:27 PM

I should have mentioned this is a Superman of a poem, both subject and author. pe4ce...

Posted by Mara Meade on 08/25/06 at 09:49 PM

I smiled all of the way through this - what a beautiful reunion.

Posted by Michelle Angelini on 08/26/06 at 12:54 AM

Wonderful! CONGRATULATIONS ON POTD! Someday, we'll all see each other.
~Chelle~

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