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The Astraunot - John Glenn

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        THE ASTRONAUT = John Glenn
As certain as I see the world below
some things I'd overlooked, within my haste
come to my mind, and in it now, I know
we can't allow what time remains to waste.
 
What God's become, because we've let it be,
would change if only you'd see what I do,
spread out below, right here in front of me
a fragile sight--most delicate a view.

To see the whole thing, as it is complete,
the total world, big pictures only show,
is recognizing what's beneath our feet
was made by one who knows more than we know.

   My question's not to ponder as to how
    God made the world--but how to save it now.
           © Ron Wilson aka Vee Bdosa the Doylestown Poet

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 11/20/2018 2:51:00 PM
Vee, Thank you for this thoughtful poem!:) Truly we need to see before we act. David
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Date: 12/9/2016 2:38:00 PM
- Beautiful in both words and music, Vee Bdosa - An important question in your last line - I'm glad I stopped by your poem today - Best wishes for a lovely weekend - // Anne-Lise
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Date: 12/9/2016 2:08:00 PM
Great sonnet, Vee!
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