Monday, November 04, 2013

Angels on the clouds -- Blog4Peace

.Dona Nobis Pacem (Latin for Grant us Peace)

Angels sitting on their clouds;
(two poems)

Peaceful scene up here,
with the angels sitting on their clouds

Wringing their hands,
will there be peace today, could they help

Remembering that day sublime,
"Peace on earth, good will towards man"


Floating clouds galore
An angel sits on each one
Waiting for an earthly task to do
Or perhaps get called up to Heaven
For her God there to serve

Mom's jumped down
that day. We were coming into Omaha
I missed her dying about the time I saw the clouds
Her angel had gone down on assignment
Escort my Mom to see her Lord


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Photos and Poems Copyright © 2013 Jimmiehov. All Rights Reserved
- Shared and listed with Real Toads, Open Link Monday 
.. for the theme Blog4Peace (click HERE for more information).
- For "Tuesday Two-Shoes" the October 29th the writing prompt words
..are Angel or View (I used "Angel"). Josie Said, "Have Fun!" (Link)

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At Monday, November 04, 2013 12:50:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautifully written. :-)

At Monday, November 04, 2013 1:43:00 AM, Blogger Vandana Sharma said...

heartfelt poem

At Monday, November 04, 2013 1:44:00 AM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

How wonderful to imagine an angel sitting on each cloud and watching over us all.

Peace, Jim.

At Monday, November 04, 2013 5:46:00 AM, Blogger Sumana Roy said...

beautiful images

At Monday, November 04, 2013 7:38:00 AM, Blogger Laura said...

om shanti, shalom, salaam, peace, peace, peace.
Please consider yourself officially invited to participate this year's 5th Annual Gratitude (word) Quilt. Instructions (it is very simple) and a link that explains the origin of the word quilt can be found at the top of my blog. In past years there have been participants from every continent except Antarctica. I hope you'll join us:-)

At Monday, November 04, 2013 8:03:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The vantage from a plane is one of the scenes of peace which may be most powerful because its so far removed from that hard human world below. No wonder angels fly ... great job.

At Monday, November 04, 2013 11:28:00 AM, Blogger Grace said...

I like to see those angels someday ~ Good one Jim ~

At Monday, November 04, 2013 2:55:00 PM, Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

Beautiful poems and wonderful photos, Jim. I can just see each cloud with its own angel. Lovely. And comforting to know your mom was escorted on her journey! When I get there, I'll look her up:)

At Monday, November 04, 2013 2:58:00 PM, Blogger Other Mary said...

I'm so sorry you couldn't be there to see your mom off on her journey. I wonder if you felt her brush past? I was there for my mom, but missed my dad's leaveing. I wish you peace, Jim.

At Monday, November 04, 2013 4:06:00 PM, Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

Such a beautiful poem from the heart.

At Monday, November 04, 2013 7:24:00 PM, Blogger Margaret said...

What a lovely thought … she passed by and touched your cheek on her way up (every mother remembers the soft curve of their children's cheeks - even when they are a grown men :)

At Monday, November 04, 2013 10:19:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

good ones, Jim ~

At Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:14:00 AM, Blogger Old Egg said...

What a beautiful and sensitive post you have written. I am glad those angels are there each time I fly!

At Tuesday, November 05, 2013 12:06:00 PM, Blogger Abelle | The Wows! And Oops! Of Life said...

Peace on earth and at peace leaving earth. Nice poems, Sir Jim ;o)

At Tuesday, November 05, 2013 12:32:00 PM, Blogger Josie Two Shoes said...

Two beautiful pieces about angels among the clouds, Jim! I love being up in an airplane in the clouds, it does so very much feel like it could be a glimpse of Heaven! I remember too, the long plane trip home to attend my mother's funeral, I wasn't able to say goodbye either, it made me sad. Still, we rejoice because we know for certain that the angels guided them safely home! Thank you for both if these poems for Two Shoes Tuesday. I love how you combined the peace theme, surely sometimes we make the angels cry!

At Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:43:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a beautiful, moving poem. Well done. I believe.

At Tuesday, November 05, 2013 4:57:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Peace to you Jim. I have to say I look forward to your Tuesday entries and to your comments both are always so heartfelt. This is a really nice piece. Its really reminisent of some sad but important memories for me. THanks.

At Tuesday, November 05, 2013 10:16:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, Jim, this is lovely. I was lucky to be with my mom, but I have a song I think you would appreciate, because it's about seeing angels fly. If you like, please click on this link and you can hear me sing the song and read the words. Your poem made me miss my mom so much... such a touching thought, the angels sitting on the clouds. Peace, Amy

At Wednesday, November 06, 2013 12:25:00 AM, Blogger Jim said...

That was Amy's blog post with the words to her song. The vocal is not there now but you can listen here,

At Wednesday, November 06, 2013 4:59:00 PM, Blogger audrey` said...

One of the joys of flying in the sky, Dr Jim :)

At Sunday, November 10, 2013 7:30:00 PM, Blogger JosephAlsarraf said...

Great poem. I've always liked to think that there were angels floating around the clouds when I looked up at the sky.

Did your mom really pass on and you just missed her? If so, i'm very sorry for your loss and sorry that you didn't get to see her in time before she went to be with gods angels.
: )

At Saturday, December 28, 2013 10:27:00 PM, Blogger Mimi Lenox said...

Chills. Beautiful. So moving.

Thank you for inspiring us, Jim.
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