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Theological Understanding

Every thirty seconds on the news I see a new story about a murderer, a burglar, a child 
It has been said that we cannot know the face of God/ess,
But using scientific methodology, I would 
venture that this burning bush that we call earth was set ablaze by an omnipotent child with 
a magnifying glass, laughing at the blackend husks of ants and dinosaurs, neanderthals and 
It would be a foolish theory if you could prove to me that violence isn't cyclical, a cascading 
and tumescent force which only gains strength as it moves along.

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  1. Date: 1/23/2010 5:32:00 AM
    A great write Geoffery. You might want to check out my God's Image written somewhat along the same vein. Best Wishes Always, Bill God's Image>

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 4:10:00 PM
    !!Deep, insightful write, Geoffery! I have to read this again! Thank you so much for your kind comments on my poem! Peace and love, Audrey

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 8:29:00 PM
    Powerful words Geoffery and intense theme too... the news is depressing and gets one to obsessing... unique title too... thankxxx for sharing.. blessings... luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 6:50:00 PM
    Original, I like it!