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Caterpillar: Us and God

I In a way, He cannot enjoy the physical world Fallen Eden or Fallen Earth, though he gave them birth So he grows eyes where caterpillars have legs But this is the most gorgeous, gigantic 'pillar Billions and billions of eyes like galaxies Encompassing all the senses and human skin To feel what men and women feel, to experience After all, He is the All in All, One in All Humans, on the other hand, have one eye's view That unique (Personal) perspective, seeing Other Eyes, but not the entire body, the future butterfly II O Eye of God, enjoy this human experience Don't take it so personally - you are vital, but many Together He experiences us and Himself, Creation ... Without having to always take birth as Jesus So, we are not much more than our perspectives Our wisdom is all what we experienced, recall - But unless we keep the eye healthy we may never see That All-Beauty-Defying, Ever Flying, Butterfly

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Date: 12/15/2021 10:05:00 PM
I like the way you think, Anil. Very mindful and well written peom. I haven't read many of your poems, but will be checking in on them more ofter now. A poet friend, Bill
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Date: 12/9/2021 11:22:00 PM
Hi Anil, I love your conception of God as expressed here! "...But this is the most gorgeous, gigantic 'pillar Billions and billions of eyes like galaxies..." There is the sense that God is at once separate from us and paradoxically the same as us. This strikes me as a monistic sense of God as everything. I am reminded of Whitman and Spinoza. Well done, my friend!
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Date: 12/9/2021 4:38:00 PM
Hello Anil ... if only humanity could see our world through the eyes of all. Perhaps there might be a little more compassion - thank you Anil - Lindsay
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Date: 12/8/2021 3:10:00 PM
Anil, while reading this poem, a thought just came to me. God, is seeing and all knowing. If we could see though His eyes, What would the world look like. Prayers and Blessings ~ Debra
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Date: 12/6/2021 8:04:00 PM
True.... humans have only a personal one sided perspective got through their limited experience. To see all beauty, we have to open our eyes wider ! A profound write Anil !
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Anil Deo
Date: 12/6/2021 10:30:00 PM
Praise the LORD, sister Valsa. I write as if theres no tomorrow - because of access to internet issues and coming busy Church season. We pray for each other, all nations, and the Gospel to reach hearts and souls. shalom, shalom
Date: 12/6/2021 4:06:00 PM
Very serene soothing and enlightening, splendid share!
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Date: 12/6/2021 6:20:00 PM
Silpika, thank you much, dhanyabadh. Always an encouragement to have comment. For this poem, your comment is so welcome especially as U found it a soothing write. shalom, shalom shanthi Om