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God is born

A virgin has sired 
        forth God,the sheep praying Him,
Earth racing for Him.

Those not among the sheep
Will hurl a sharp spear at Him.

Copyright © HONESTY OIMBO | Year Posted 2010

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God Created Lullaby

Cascading water dancing like ballerina down the green mountain singing a sweet melody God-created lullaby. © kashinath karmakar(27th Dec.2011) ==========000============== Placement:5th; (Dec.2011) Contest:Short and Sweet Sponsor:Francine Roberts

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2011

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Faith In God Makes A Difference

                                            Commitments are hard
                                        Time is swift and life is short
                                              Misfortunes happen
                                      Faith in God makes a difference
                                         Times will pass much easier

                                           By Eve Roper 11/14/2014

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2014

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Fear of God

    Fear of God
The Crackling ice
Put the fear of God in you
When you see a
A crack under your feet
Run the length of the ice.

Copyright © Steven Siegel | Year Posted 2015

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Hope, Faith and Love

DNA from God
Breathed into my soul at birth
Keeps hope, faith and love,
The essence of my being,
Enclosed in mortal body.

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2014

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A Walk With You

A walk in the woods...
The sun shines through the tree leaves...
My time with You, Lord...
Under trees, orange and yellow...
With the fresh cool breeze of fall...

Copyright © Cinda Carter | Year Posted 2014

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Almighty Lord God

Almighty Lord God

Heavenly Master—
Always omnipotent, yes!
Our Lord God is Love . . . 
	Always omnipresent, yes! 
Eternity’s Divine Force!

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved, 
June 26, 2015 (Tanka)

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

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Closer Than A Kiss

You guide me each day You lift me up when I pray Through friends and loved ones My God, You’re really awesome Closer than kiss is your love
Jan. 4, 2013 11:50 PM Ninth Place Contest: A Catch-Phrase Dazzler: 1 In 5 Choice Judged:12/3/2012 Sponsor: Poet Andrea Dietrich

Copyright © Galeo DS | Year Posted 2013

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Praising God above
Shadows fall softly around
Whispering fond prayers
Miracles of hope, faith, love
Gifts from who created us

©2014 by Regina Riddle

Copyright © Regina Riddle | Year Posted 2014

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A wondrous delight—
Spiritual movement pure!
Rapture is that joy . . . 
	A magic force for poets . . . 
Arrival one in God’s arms!

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved 
(January 3, 2015) (Tanka) 

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

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Tanka 3

I give You my praise,
rising from this heart's altar
pillars of incense
pure fragrance softly spreading
bringing joy to You, my God.

Copyright, September 28, 2014
Faye Lanham Gibson

Copyright © Faye Gibson | Year Posted 2014

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Your lips are of raspberry rose.
With skin of Amber, like GOLD.
I will, for eons bathe in your benign beauty,
Most excellently EXALTED.
You are the relic that restores me.

Copyright © VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER | Year Posted 2015

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God Painted A Sunset

I closed tight my eyes And in a trance I saw God He painted the sky Picking up a brush pure blue He swirled a slash of azure Hesitating long He dipped a brush rosy pink He held a brush gold Gazing and pondering long He painted an orb of gold July 23, 2012 Featured poem September 30, 2012

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2012

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So real

God is not a man
Unlike man, is not greedy
Ever-mighty is this God
He recognize every tone
Unlike man, is ubiquitous

Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2013

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God Is A Loving God - The Tanka Style

~God Is A Very Loving God~ (Double Tanka) Gods a loving God Never lose trust, faith in Him He's always with you Do not lose focus through life Isn't easy but keep faith Keep your hope in God Don't doubt 'cause Lord can help you Gods a loving God Pray, He'll rescue you each time Smile 'cause with God we can't lose. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2011
October.17.2016 So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV) -For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16 (NIV) ~Author's Notes: The "Tanka" is a classic form or style of Japanese poetry related to the haiku.

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2016

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Gripping Roots, Coats Of Snow , THE God Phoenix Rises

 flower, god, rain, spring, winter, dance, birth, sunshine,

Birds chirp spring’s sunshine
Rain showers the ground outdoors
Plants begin to grow
Gripping roots draw nourishment
Mother Nature's weathered gifts!

Coats Of Snow © Tanka

Pure white coats stockpile
And cold shouts a freeze
Daylights sunshine glare
Early moonbeam blights a kissing
And dance the night time sky!


In Arabian ash 
Half a centuries' time
Beauteous ‘Phoenix’ ashes lay
For five hundred years 
Ageing in Arabian soil 
Will rise awake sentence-free! 

Copyright © Diane M Quinlan | Year Posted 2015

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The Tree Of Knowledge

If you were the Lord,
What exactly would you do?
Destroy all evil?
Or finally, understand,
All aspects are integral?

Copyright © Marissa Faries | Year Posted 2016

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Angelic She

Noised silence pulls me in a broken wilderness I drift amidst time circumnavigating what this dark abyss beckoning Suddenly, a light out of the black I appear into a blue day Angelic she, I've been found my dark abyss, now silenced .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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in the beginning, first being and creator: the shape shifting Cagn. foolish or man of wisdom; either helpful or tiresome.
In the shadow of a crag, overlooking the tarn, Coti gave birth to Cagn’s first creation, the eland. While she bathed in the crystal clear water, Cagn whisked the eland away and hid it – to be fed by him on wild honey. This is where the two brothers, Cogaz and Gewi, found the object of their father’s love and devotion and killed it. Cagn was distraught and ordered Coti to mix the blood of the eland with the fat of its heart in a cauldron over a fire. Cagn sprinkled this potion on the barren desert soil and a herd of eland sprang from it; which became the symbol of fertility to his clan and all people that followed.
tracking the eland, young boy hunts with tribesmen - running it to ground. arrows dipped in poison; hunter's knife slits eland’s throat. alone in her hut at her first menstruation: the Eland Bull Dance – the women become the cow; men mimic the eland bull
Poetry form: tanka prose (not listed here on PS) ******************************************************************** Glossary: The San Religion consists of the spiritual world and the material world. The modern Bushmen of the Kalahari believe in two gods: one who lives in the east and one from the west. Like the southern Bushmen, they believe in spirits of the dead, but not as part of ancestor worship. The spirits are only vaguely identified and are thought to bring sickness and death. Cagn (also known as /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the Bushmen of southern Africa. He is the first being and the creator of the world. He is a trickster god who can shape shift, most often into the praying mantis. The bushmen believe that Cagn’s favourite animal is the eland, which is the most spiritual animal in the religion. The eland appears in some of the rituals: boys' first kill, girls' puberty, marriage, and the trance dance. • A boy is taught how to track an eland and how to kill it. The boy will be considered an adult once he kills a big antelope, mainly the eland. The eland then gets skinned, and a broth is made with the fat and the collar bone. • The ritual for the girls' puberty starts when they get their first menstruation in which she becomes isolated in her hut. The women in the tribe do what is called an Eland Bull Dance, by which they imitate the eland cows’ behaviour when mating; while the the men act as an eland bull. This ritual is to keep the girl beautiful and peaceful and also free from hunger and thirst. • In a marriage ritual, the man gives the fat of the elands' heart to the woman's parents. Then the woman is anointed with the fat. • In the trance dance, the shaman tries to possess eland potency because the eland is considered to be the most potent of all. The shaman: When an eland is killed, they believe that there is a link that opens up between the cosmos. When this happens, the shaman dances and reaches a trance to enter the spirit world. Once in a trance, they are able to heal people and protect them from sickness, protect people from evil spirits, control weather, see the future, ensure good hunting, and basically look out for the well being of their group or tribe.

Copyright © Suzette Richards | Year Posted 2014

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Faith, Hope, and Love

Robed in white, I walk –
Towards love’s bidding; humbly,
I give you myself,
And take you as God’s great gift.
With Faith there's Hope in our Love.


Copyright © hija de la luna | Year Posted 2014

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Blessed Mother And The Lamb Of God

Mother of our Lord 
in your womb the Lamb of God
pain and suffering 
He knew He had to endure  
our redemption through His death

© By: Eve Roper 5/1/2015

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2015

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The Smile of God

Sunlight on my face
Radiance that covers me
His smile brings healing
More exquisite than the sun
Bestowed on his beloved

I don't deserve it
Darkness often allures me
I am not perfect
Simply because I am His...
He dazzles me with HIS smile

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Mattew 5: 44 - 46
44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. 46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get?

Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2013

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is always with us
always there
even in that final twilight
we are always in the now

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Sun explodes on morn
Spring burst alive from the ground
Moon glowing at night
New born child’s first voice alive
Everywhere God surges

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2014

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we found the flute player
in all the Sedona shops. . .
wandering in the dusk
rises from the red hills

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Our god of africa

Our god of africa
He does not leave in books
He is always broke
He plays diski with us
The crowds love him


Copyright © Pheko Motaung | Year Posted 2016

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The Small Pagoda

the small pagoda
outside my window home to god 
of my morning meditations
though beg for the eternal
her silence good enough

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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I listen to him nodding to his beliefs held on sacred forms et al. . . wishing him away to chase swallowtails and cricket song

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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God Sees It All

~God Sees It All~ (Double Tanka) He just sees it all You can be sure God sees you He sees you and me God knows everything you do Your life is like book to him. He sees all we do Can't keep anything from God From God we can't hide His presence is all around Nothings impossible for God. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2011

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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God Bless America contest

Panic consumed our Nation,
Fanatic cowards
Tried to shatter our union,
But United We Stand.

Always and Forever
God Bless America

BY: Sabina Nicole

Copyright © Sabina Nicole | Year Posted 2011