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My Favorite Devonshire

Angels and Aliens

With the Biblical accounts of angels
Regarded by some as proof of aliens

Science and religion remain at odds
One says the other has no faith in God

Is there no room in Earth’s family portrait
For both sides to speak, not one view omit

If we believe God created all things
Can’t this be said of other-world beings

No life’s threatened by angels or aliens
So mocking of either just makes no sense

When God created both heaven and Earth
Perhaps a new species of life gave birth

In another part of His Milky Way
And, in friendship, they visit us today

Appearing from the sky basked in white light
Celestial creatures laugh at the sight

Of scientists and theologians
Pitting God’s angels against God’s aliens

And man’s ignorance they may deride
Since angels and aliens thrive side-by-side

Carolyn Devonshire

This is one of my favorite poems by Carolyn because she makes no judgements, and she offers an enlightened view of what we understand and do not understand, making her point in a logical manner with compassion for all beings. Her insight into the our world and other realms or unseen dimensions shows her great understanding of humanity and beyond.  I adored this poem when I first read it and seem to glean more and more from it with each additional reading. Her enthusiasum for the joy of life pours out from every line in celebrating the contrast of other worldly beings, that we might live side by side with in harmony. A very beautiful inspiring poem that shines a bright light on ignorant views.

 Connie Marcum Wong

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  1. Date: 10/31/2012 6:05:00 AM
    I am so sorry it has taken me this long to get back to you on the comments you have left on my poetry. Thank you so much for taking the time to read and leave a comment Connie. It truly was appreciated. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/15/2012 4:56:00 PM
    Hello Connie, thanks for reviewing my Tin Can Alley.It is much appreciated.This verse from Carolyn is my kind of poem.I also enjoyed your engaging review of it's content/meaning.Is there another life form amoung us.Of course there is, it's all around us.But do we really understand THEM.Thanks for submitting such a wonderful poem Carolyn.Wm.

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 1:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on your super win in Gwen's contest Connie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 10:07:00 AM
    Dear Connie, I really do believe in angels and aliens. Religion and science can go hand-in-hand. Thank you for your kind words and congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 2:09:00 AM
    Connie, congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 3:12:00 PM
    Connie...You highlighted a strong attribute of Carolyn's in your narration and by the poem you chose. She really believes in mankind standing side by side in harmony! And I have to agree with you in that the more I read this poem, the more it spoke to me too. Congrats to you! You lifted her spirits today! I hope she prints all these off and makes a nice little scrap book! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 8:38:00 AM
    Awesome ,connie. I am so glad to see you posted this poem of Carolyn's! And I love how you discussed it here! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 2:49:00 AM
    Beautiful poem of Carolyn, and lovely words from you. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 1:45:00 AM
    Connie, this contest has brought forward a great selection of Carolyn's poems, this is another one of them and your words are so true, have a good weekend..David