Donna Sue Poetry

Monthly Archives: July 2013

I WOKE UP TODAY IN HEAVEN

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  I woke up today in heaven, And Jesus took my hand. I didn’t need my wheelchair, I could move my feet and stand. I heard the sound of angels Singing praises to the Lord, Not the oxygen machines Upon the children’s center floor. It was then I took my first step, And I ran […]

REST IN PEACE, MY ANGEL

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                        Now rest in peace, My Angel, as You lay within Christ’s arms. You’ll never shed a single tear Nor fear of any harm.  You’ll only know the sweetest touch Of Heaven’s gentle kiss; My tiny little baby boy, My child of whom I’ll […]

MY PROMISE AND MY BROWN SCAPULAR

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Worried, kind of desperate, I knelt to say some prayers, But dust and arid dryness were all that filled the air. I thirsted sacred nectar as my heart began to break. I needed grace to fill me and my poor, parched throat to slake. I finally managed one word; it was all that I could […]

OUR NEW PARISH CHURCH

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                  It was noon on All Souls Day As we gathered for the Mass. We bowed in adoration When we knelt upon the grass.   Set in that Oklahoma field, That warm November day, Was the start of new adventure When our Priest began to pray.   […]

MASS OF ANCIENTS

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  Gold candlesticks are shining; As the altar’s all aglow, So starts the mass of ancients, As angels bow down low. While the choir intones its high chant, The procession’s drawing nigh, Rose incense wafting upwards to Our mighty God on high. Then solemn altar boys approach, With Crucifix in hand, They trail before the […]