Where is God?

May 11, 2010
By LieutenantStrange BRONZE, Marshfield, Massachusetts
LieutenantStrange BRONZE, Marshfield, Massachusetts
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A gleaming gate ahead,
Divine
In its striking radiance.
Light pours out
Of every breach
Between the golden bars.
The Eternal Sanctum behind,
The Garden of Heaven.
Joy overwhelms
With each tiny step towards
True bliss.
An angel,
A celestial messenger to God
Wreathed in holy flames,
Had beckoned forward.
Unwitting compliance followed
While ascending the crystalline stairs.
Begs this is
A dream,
For entrance is
Forbidden.

The angel glares
And snaps a fiery finger.
The Sinner
Falls, and falls, and
Falls.
Consuming fire abounds, leaping
Through the air.
Not the holy flames.
These flares are furious
And blister the skin from afar.
Molten volcanic basalt
Lines the towering walls.
Not the ground,
Not the Earth.
A prison.
This is where
The Sinner
Falls.
And this is where
The Sinner
Stays.

The Sinner
Pleads to God
And finds no answer.
Where is He?
In this hour,
Dark and foul,
Where is He?
Not here.
Never is.
Never was.


The author's comments:
This is a poem required for English class that I handed in. It started out as a 10 line poem that included the information in the first stanza. However, after about a week, it became like it is now. Enjoy.

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Lindsey_O GOLD said...
on Jun. 13 2010 at 8:31 am
Lindsey_O GOLD, Marshfield, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
Words slide off the lead,
creating permanent marks;
writer's secret code.
~Lindsey O'Connell

Luke, this is awesome!!! really, where do your talents end? Bravo! *clap clap clap*


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