A Poem by C.T. Bailey

Warning*** This is Christian Poetry. If you are offended, please stop here and read no further. I am not the sort to force my religious views on others. What words can describe Heaven?


I’ll tell the Saints of dreams untold,

with words that fill a soul with hope!

Of how the Lord redeems his fold

and gathers those with faith as Job.


Recline the head and close the eyes,

and speak of Heaven’s fair respite:

where sickness, strife, nor sin arise;

the darkness never quenches light!


I’ll talk of Holy cherub song,

a praise of glory to His throne,

and then we’ll sing with angel throng

a hymn - Salvation’s Blood Atone!


But ‘lo we’ll never view Hev’s gate

from old earth’s highest mountain peak.

Forbid you not this visage great!

What is the word of truth I speak?


Describe our Heaven not with gold,

and not with precious gem or stone.

Perhaps it is as Paul foretold:

Of Faith and Hope and Love that’s shown.

© 2011 C.T. Bailey

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WOW. Such a beautiful poem!! Very good imagery of an unimaginable place where we will see the face of our Father. Just WOW.

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C.T. Bailey
C.T. Bailey

Bristol, VA

C.T. Bailey has authored a number of professional articles which have been published in various industry trade publications. He is also an award-winning and published writer of poetry, prose, and fic.. more..