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Better accomodations for a God

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People in their Faith erected what they could as their technology progressed.
This is a Comparison of Salisbury Cathedral and Stonehenge (On the Salisbury Plain)
Each constructed with a great effort and danger and financial sacrifice.

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Better accomodations for a God

Better Accommodations for a God
Oh Stately spire from distance seen.
Your young visage, causes you to preen .
Your Circular face, shows no time.
Boisterous Bells, comfort minds Divine.
Though haughty and Sanctimonious you are. 
You owe your fame to a kin not far.
Upon a plain that shares the name
You were given in another King’s Reign
Not still grand like you.
Henges  strewn from nature’s rage
Resided their God of another age.
Blocks of stone, that simple people Raised.
Not long before, they shared a Cave.
Both sites no more sanctified.
People built them at a sacrifice
Money and Sweat and their Lives.

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  1. Date: 10/28/2014 7:34:00 AM
    Epic and everlasting... Simply brilliant!

    Pavlick Avatar Kieran Pavlick
    Date: 10/28/2014 8:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you. I always seek Shibumi. Shibumi is a Zen concept without direct translation in Japanese or definition in English; it is the height of personal excellence and total clarity. “It’s the ability to achieve the maximum effect with the minimum means,” Of course saying there is no definition in English and then trying to define it, is showing a lack of Shibumi. It is Like trying to describe a ocean to a person who has always lived in the desert.
  1. Date: 10/6/2014 2:08:00 AM
    Compassion of soft heart's filled here nicely, my lovely friend. Loved always,bl

  1. Date: 10/2/2014 11:53:00 AM
    An excellent elegy, it is quite inspiring. I loved the read.

  1. Date: 10/2/2014 11:12:00 AM
    Hi Kieran, nice to know you: A very descriptive and well written poem My Compliments!

  1. Date: 10/2/2014 9:38:00 AM
    Very well written. Enjoyed perusing this very much.

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 9:10:00 AM
    Kieran, Congratulations on your featured poem of the week. enjoy life with smiles :-) love <3 LINDA