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Big Bang

This is one laymans' confession
(I have this nagging obsession)
A huge mass of matter
Explodes in a scatter
Here is my 'ignorant' question...

From whence came this gigantic ball?
Just how did the whole thing befall?
What was there before that?
And before even that?
And so on and so forth, et.al...

Blank space, only vacuum you say?
Endless void? Flat nothing? Okay...
Is nothing just nothing,
Or ain't nothing something
And what made the nothing I pray?

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  1. Date: 2/15/2014 9:05:00 PM
    Hey Tim! I thought this looked familiar! Still great! My original comment (in limerick form) is below!

  1. Date: 5/25/2013 5:15:00 PM
    It's all just a question of thought/ In how the cosmos was wrought/ It's half anti-matter/ In the mass of the scatter/ When you add it all up you get naught

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 11:05:00 PM
    HMMMNN.. a big bang came out there. This is really nice and wonderful write my dear friend Tim. i love it & enjoyed! Big congrats on your awesome win! love and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 9:20:00 AM
    nice write Tim....Was there a big bang of letters and poetry came out...lol...Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 5:35:00 PM
    Limericks are so much fun we should have to pay to write them... Great work... Jake

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 1:07:00 PM
    Congrats and best wishes with your win. I liked this poem a lot.

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 9:13:00 AM
    oh! I love this big bang theory LOL. i love the MATTER of it all Tim, CONGRATULATIONS!!! :-) thank you for the wonderful nature poem... Luv~ Luv~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 11:07:00 PM
    just had to check a limerick on my way out. I need to see your old limericks one day too. Wow, this is really good. I think besides choka, your forte is in humorous poetry too. Do you watch Big Bang theory? This is fun like that show!!

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 10:01:00 AM
    Congratulations to you on your win Tim in John Freeman's contest "Limerick""Choose your own subject and Create your own Category". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/1/2010 12:55:00 PM
    Congrats, Tim. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 8/1/2010 11:40:00 AM
    Congrats Tim on yur number one win in the Limerick contest with these awesome words... so happy to be sharing the stage with u my friend.. happy Sunday.. with luv..

  1. Date: 8/1/2010 7:48:00 AM
    Good job,. An unusual subject and you did it a good turn. Solid job. Regards, Gerard.

  1. Date: 8/1/2010 7:27:00 AM
    Congratulations, Tim!

  1. Date: 8/1/2010 6:07:00 AM
    wow..may I say WOW!!!!!! who's da man! It's going to my fav's right now!!! Please visit Mary's Berries! Light & Love Cher!

  1. Date: 8/1/2010 4:21:00 AM
    Tim, this is one of the cleverest Limericks I have read on the Soup. Many congrats on your fine win in John's contest >> James

  1. Date: 7/31/2010 10:44:00 PM
    Witty, my man Tim. Congratulations. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 5:51:00 PM
    LOL I've never seen a string of limericks LOL...."nothing from nothing leaves nothing www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_DV54ddNHE

  1. Date: 10/2/2009 6:10:00 PM
    Tim, this is probably the best Limerick I've ever heard! It is going into my favorites! Thanks for the laugh...but also, my head is shaking back and forth in awe. Well done, my friend! Donna<3 P.S. Ding-ding!

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 9:25:00 AM
    Amazing writing today Tim. So very thought provoking. Thank you. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 7:35:00 AM
    Continue to pray, Tim. I do believe science and faith work together to explain the origins of the universe. Your question is certainly not "ignorant," it comes from an inquisitive and bright mind. Awesome poem! Love, Carolyn