Heavenly Trees

“It is over there.”

And pointed to the tree.


I remember seeing Heaven

In trees.

And I remember climbing them

And ascending Heaven’s sphere in supple branches

And bending leaves.


I remember when Heaven was accessible

For mortal hearts

And it is when they are children.

And perhaps I can remember

Heaven and her environs

Because I was a child

Who never grew up



Keep seeing Heaven,

My son,

And don’t forget to look

In the tree

For God.


~ by Rebecca Erickson on August 16, 2015.

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