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Exaltation



One day death will come for me,
it's been waiting since my birth.
But as one door closes one opens,
to release me from this earth.

My soul will leave my body,
within a tunnel of light.
And this swirling spiral shall
sanctify me in God's sight.

Immersed in its purity,
I'll be free of temptation.
And anointed with God's love,
I'll achieve exaltation.

Held in the arms of rapture,
I'll give up this moral guise.
And enter the gates of heaven,
severing all my earthly ties.
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Submitted on October 10, 2013

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I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and special circumstances of my upbringing. more…

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