Today, heaven was far away

Today, heaven was far away.
So easy to flick the switch.
Where was God? Missing.
Today, heaven was far away.

The day began with its first sin.
Being late, prayer was put aside.
Leaving the soul without food.
The day began with its first sin.

Hell was in sight; Enticing.
The desire to sin; compelling.
Sin took center stage; smiling.
Hell was in sight; Enticing.

Heaven became a bedtime story.
Fading away; becoming a myth.
Sin feasting on the soul.
Heaven became a bedtime story.

Will tomorrow bring heaven back?
The day ends in shame and fear.
Bowed in prayer; asking forgiveness.
Will tomorrow bring heaven back?

By C.E. Pereira
(22-7-2017)

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