Knocking On Heaven’s Door

I find myself knocking on heaven’s door
Begging to see my brother just once more

One more time to tell him that I love him
One more time to wrap my arms around him
One more time to hear his voice dance on air
One more time at him to just sit and share

On my knees I’m knocking on heaven’s door
Please hear me for I’m stricken to my core

I don’t ask much just to see his smiling face
I don’t ask much just for one warm embrace
I don’t ask much just to see one more smile
I don’t ask much just to sit with him awhile

I’m crying here knocking on heaven’s door
Knowing on this side I’ll not see him anymore

– By Patrick Aquilone 
– Dedicated to Robert Aquilone who passed away suddenly on January 17, 2017
– Artwork by Livia Jovanovic (http://www.otherworldlyrealms.com/)

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Author:

Patrick Robert Aquilone (www.patrickaquilone.com) is a Level 48 Human with additional skills in Husbanding (rank 27), Parenting (rank 24), Christianity (rank 25) and Gaming (rank 40). Along the way, he has acquired the achievements of "An Amazing Wife", "Outstanding Children", "Author" (www.PoeticSalt.com), "Game Designer" (www.thepackycompany.com), science fiction blogger (www.TheRedShirtFellowship.com), and "Software Developer". He was born in Denville, a small town in northern New Jersey and has lived in various locations in New Jersey, New York and Texas. He acquired a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and by day works as a mild mannered Software Engineer/developer at a major company. By night, he is a published author (www.poeticsalt.com), the Co-Founder of The Packy Company (www.ThePackyCompany.com), Co-YouTuber of the JaqJaq and PaqPaq show with his son (www.JaqJaqAndPaqPaq.com), christian perspective on science fiction (www.TheRedShirtFellowship.com), and an active member serving in his local church. When he isn't doing any of that, he is following his passion of gathering around a table with a group of family and friends and playing games or enjoying one of his many fandoms (via movies and television) The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Star Trek, Firefly, Babylon 5, Marvel, DC (Arrow, Flash, etc), Stargate, and most things SciFi.

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