Neither dead nor alive

god never died;
was never alive.
except in human hearts
where the embers glow
and crackle upon
gentle pressure
to warm a biting
winter morning
where the lake stands
still, awaiting spring
so it may sway and churn
to let us know it
teems with life

 

 

Author: Andrew Mackay

Poet, writer, anti-authoritarian, Unitarian Universalist.

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