Heaven on Earth by Shantelle ‘Elle’ McLin


No better than this

At present, I am tranquil in this mood

No greater comfort than this now

Death to darkening skies… the sun ascends

No precipitation

Stationed in this calming location

Solemnly in absorption

Solely listening to his beat


Heart rhythms are pacing

Gratitude of this second

Followed by minutes

At last this peaceful hallow

A moment in time anticipated

Heavily awaited

Love’s purest form

I have felt heaven on earth


© Shantelle ‘Elle’ McLin

Beyond Nursery Rhymes










Excerpt from the book Beyond Nursery Rhymes; Real Life Tales

$14.95 Plus Shipping ~ Available at CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com

Elle About the Author

Recreational writing began for this author at the age of 9 in journal formatting.  Her creativeness was sparked in Middle school during a notable visit to the library with her best friend. With an outdated range of selections, she instantly identified with the poets’ generations before her; she had found her outlet. While facing great personal difficulties, Elle treated poetry as a feel-good remedy to her melancholic episodes. This would become freeing to a young and timid adolescent, as she discovered her voice. Writing would become a soother and her pen, a microphone to express her challenges.

Visit Elle’s Author Page At www.ctupublishinggroup.com/shantelle-elle-mclin.html

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