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A Godly Insight

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A Godly Insight

"What if you woke up tomorrow with only
what you asked god for today?"
As I read, a scowl is freed, then a smile
indeed, and I'll tell you why - I say:

"Poseidon is not so beneficent,
And neither - I wager - is Zeus.
So it seems to me if a man is honest,
he wakes up with what HE has produced."

This much is true. But I jest, of course,
I know they mean well, but let's see...
If god is provider, I'll have some hot cider!
...And yet none is present for me.

"Now, now, be a gentleman. Don't let your
sharp tongue be like teeth." I think.
But if others' boats fill with water,
ought I not inform them they'll sink?

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  1. Date: 12/16/2013 9:44:00 AM
    a real slight of hand piece... witty and clever...nice read

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 9:23:00 PM
    About your poem: I take it you had a wonderful experience, and felt it coming from the light. Thank you for sharing your voice.. Enjoyed, the ending message.. always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 9:20:00 PM
    Hello Richie, it was nice hearing from you. I do hope you keep posting... :-)..LINDA