POEM: God’s Lazy As

’s As

Thanks for nudging me
From oblivion
In too existence
A billion years
Of Sundays
Ought too due
Accept fore sustaining me
Every nanosecond
What have you
Done form me
Lately

I find a deep source of in that I won the existence lottery. Whatever complaints I may have about the of and my seem petty when compared to the exquisite of simply being alive. When I this , I can tap into an unfathomably huge realm that I often take for granted — or, if you think that is just complicated dirt: taken for granite. When I add to this the notion that my sustained existence is also inexplicably miraculous, I can update my to the current moment, any given moment, any moment taken.

To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo, Les Miserables quoteThe title of this poem, ’s As, is a tip of the hat to the low-key role that plays in of this. If this of God seeming to hide out appears too baffling, or even insolvable, I find it helpful to consider the Victor Hugo quote from Les Miserables, “To another person is to see the face of God.” This is the kind of in-your-face God that I .

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