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Upon the Eighth Day

He'd made the world, the flowers the trees, invented weather, the rain and the breeze. The fowls of the air, the fish in the sea, the beasts of the Earth, the ancestors of we. He'd made the streams, the rivers and lakes, then, as if to prove He had what it takes, He wrought great mountains with his bare hands, mighty oceans and deserts and forested lands. Then, upon the eighth day, He rested and thought, I'll make some mischief, I'll have a bit of sport. So He sat at his workbench and toiled through the night, cutting and pasting until dawns early light. At last He sat back with pride and admiration at the thing He’d unleash upon every new nation. This'll teach them humility and not to take for granted their Eden on Earth and all the lushness that I've planted. He took his creation and injected some spite, selfish greed and the inability to know wrong from right. A dash of duplicity and then, for good measure, a penchant for hoarding and hiding their treasure. He sat back with a smugness and smirk of one who knows, and exclaimed, "This little beggar should keep em on their toes! Along with pestilence and wars this'll teach em contrition." That's when God gave the world its first politician.

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Date: 9/17/2020 9:03:00 AM
Very nice JJ. You have some cracking stuff on here.
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Date: 9/17/2020 11:42:00 AM
Always grateful of your feedback Louis, I appreciate it. with your musical background, I’d love your thoughts on a recent one I wrote called ‘Bang to Rights’. I think it’s crying out for a good bluesy sound track. i’ll put it on now, let me know what you think.
Date: 9/9/2020 4:42:00 AM
and thus He created a mini-god state - wherein they control your life and your fate -
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Date: 9/9/2020 6:02:00 AM
Nice one John.