‘A Vision at the Portal of Elysium’ by Ed ‘Bear’ C.U. Lewis The Society June 1, 2013 Poetry I saw him standing at the gate of heaven. It was in a dream, but seemed so real I was in awe. Behind him in my vision all was white and lit. Dear reader, though hard to believe, I truly saw this most magnificent of men. He was all shine and smiling, like he was inviting me to draw close, come. His costume draped upon his body fine. He was so beautiful he blazed from head to toe. He seemed so good, o, dark of skin, but pure, divine. I wondered what it was that made his body glow. I longed to enter in that lovely infinite. I wanted so to join him there in all that glow. Related Post Review: In Hubble’s Shadow by Carol Smallwood, Shanti... By Alex Phuong The night sky has served as the inspiration for many poets and writers, from Longfellow’s “The Light of Stars” to “Stars” by Rob... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.