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since 2000-02-04
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0 posted 2000-06-21 08:58 AM

She sits there wondering what to do
This little child, so torn,
The wing she's holding is broken,
And though it looks quite old and worn,
She needs to somehow mend it,
To make it work as if brand new,
She knows an angel is flying,
With only one wing - not two.
She pictures the golden halo
Atilt on the little one's head,
With one wing, she's out of balance,
"Please help me to fix it" she pled.
With her cries she heard a rustle,
And looked around in fear -
What she saw was a cute little cherub,
With a face that was ever so dear.
Of course this angel was missing a wing,
And was finding it hard to fly,
But 'twas the crooked little halo,
That caught the child's eye.
Quickly she put her fingers to work,
As she quietly started to sing,
Her stitches weaving masterfully,
New life to this sweet angel's wing.
When finished she carefully placed it,
On a cushion of daisies and mums,
So the cherub could slip it on easily,
Having only to use her thumbs.
And the child just sat in total awe,
As the angel started to soar,
A trail of gossamer following her,
Her halo straight - once more.

© Copyright 2000 Bonnie Church - All Rights Reserved
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1 posted 2000-06-21 10:21 AM

I'm a sucker for happy endings. great poem!


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Callington, Cornwall, England
2 posted 2000-06-22 06:50 AM

Your poem shines like a newly mended halo   *big smiles*


"We are the music makers and we are the makers of dreams." - Willy Wonka.

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Member Empyrean
since 1999-11-06
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Florida's Foreverly Shores
3 posted 2000-06-25 01:27 PM

You need to come back in here and edit this one and check the SUBMIT button so we can vote on this beautiful little gem !

~*The pen of the poet never runs out of ink, as long as we breathe.*~

Member Rara Avis
since 1999-07-22
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4 posted 2000-06-25 10:05 PM

Bonnie? You need to edit this so we can vote my dear!!
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Oklahoma, USA
5 posted 2000-06-26 01:54 PM

Lovely, I guess I'm a sucker for happy endings too.


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Oregon, Originally From Alaska :)
6 posted 2000-06-26 01:59 PM

I want to vote too....please??  Can I??  Huh??  I loved this....was soo cute, sweet, and innocent!!  Darling piece this is!!  Angels are wonderful creatures!!  Thank You!!


"Somewhere, somehow, it should be possible to touch someone and never let go again. To hold someone, not for a moment but forever." Unknown

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since 2000-06-22
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7 posted 2000-06-26 08:26 PM

I think this one should be submitted for the book.  I really like it.
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8 posted 2000-06-27 02:24 PM

Thank you all for your nice comments, and little oops was fixed, now it can be voted on.....thanks again all....Bonnie

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9 posted 2000-06-29 05:22 PM

Thank goodness your "oops" was fixed. This is again one of my favorites and I am so happy to vote for this one....
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10 posted 2000-06-30 08:39 PM

This is definitely one of my favorites of yours, Bonnie! Precious!  


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Hurricane Alley
11 posted 2000-07-01 02:33 AM

So precious!!!  
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Blue Heaven
12 posted 2000-07-01 05:52 AM

With the many angels and other winged creatures herein, this poem will surely be read, again and again. -wonderful-

Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito. - Virgil.
"Yield thou not to adversity, but press on the more bravely".

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13 posted 2000-07-01 02:38 PM

Thank you all for your encouraging replies.  They are all very much appreciated.  Bonnie
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14 posted 2000-07-02 11:51 PM

wonderful poetry... enjoyed muchly.
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15 posted 2000-07-04 06:28 AM

Oh I'm clap, clap, CLAPPING...wonderful tender little gem   worth the read

Love is the life of the soul...
It is the harmony of the universe

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New York, USA
16 posted 2000-07-04 11:36 AM

Mike and Tracie, Thanks so much for reading... and replying.  Bonnie
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17 posted 2000-07-18 07:31 PM

This has my vote!  I so enjoyed reading this. Were I not a believer in angels already, I would be now.
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18 posted 2000-07-19 12:43 PM



"i speak in written word--my lips, no sound may utter..." dgvarner

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deer park, wa
19 posted 2000-07-19 02:56 AM

I hear only the voice.  Great stuff
Heather Miller
since 2000-07-19
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Bryan, Ohio USA
20 posted 2000-07-21 03:55 PM

Very beautiful  

With God all things are possible.

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Aloha, Oregon
21 posted 2000-07-21 04:57 PM

Yep...I guess I'm a sucker too! This is just too precious. Got my vote!!

Poetry~ Words falling on paper, painting a dream.

Shawna R. Holder
Boise, Idaho

since 2000-05-12
Posts 127
22 posted 2000-07-22 12:14 PM

OH! How completely touching & sweet.   I love this one.
love & all,

I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
Michel de Montaigne

Member Patricius
since 1999-07-05
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Glen Hope, PA USA
23 posted 2000-07-22 04:35 PM

What a sweet tale  
Member Elite
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New York, USA
24 posted 2000-07-22 08:37 PM

Wow, thank you all for reading, and for your kind replies, they are all so very appreciated.  Bonnie
Fred Hobbs
since 1999-06-08
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Tallahassee, Florida, US
25 posted 2000-07-22 09:56 PM

This is a great story in verse. I especially like happy poems and this is a fine one. Count another vote.


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since 2000-02-02
Posts 664
26 posted 2000-07-23 01:03 AM

lovely work...
well written...
story in poetic form...

If all was light...then I would have never learnt the dark...from which such truth evolves
from which evolves the light...
Avanti Rao

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