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For EJ 1961

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For EJ 1961

I sometimes look into the eyes of my child
And pray to God and the Holy Virgin for forgiveness.
I brought her to this world.
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When I seek evidence of a soul,
I find it in her. Animated, trans-substantiated.
Her very being in existence.
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Proof of the divine is not etched in stained glass,
Nor the Masons folly of heaven ascending spire.
Instead a window reflected in dazzling blue.
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Was my sin in creation absolved, as rough nails drove home.
Am I to be punished more than in thought verse and prose.
Belief is not opinion.
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What shapes the paradox of my sinful act of creation.
How can beauty and innocence be wrong.
I do not create this world.
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I sacrifice upon its altar.
 
© John Bullock 2013

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  1. Date: 8/16/2013 10:44:00 PM
    a deep dedication, John, your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, I love it!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* Skat *"

  1. Date: 8/16/2013 5:19:00 AM
    Welcome to P-Soup, John ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/16/2013 3:09:00 AM
    Good morning John Bullock, a praising first poem. deep message and point across. somethings are wrong, however we hold on to faith, -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@