Patronizing Child / Fallen Angel
Patronizing Child …
Always wonder if God even talks to the devil. How would the conversation go? What are the devil’s feelings of God? A small sample….
Patronizing Child/Fallen Angel
…Of course, I am a ship in torrent wind
My frame skimming into the water’s brim
Fair enough my Pilot left me in the dark
No guiding light for hope, no starry spark
The lighthouse flame passed, a pious ghost
The wheelsman enslaved to guide this sinking boat
We soon, will cast my bark as a nighttime wreck,
In reflection, my pathway given was indirect.
How could You expect us to follow blindly,
As lightning cracked and sparks flew, You bind me;
Or so I thought, but my mast unscathed, the skyways clear.
I despise these tricks, these games, You make me sear.
You told me once, I had to earn my many wings
What You didn’t say was, I’d have to give up everything.
An homage paid in pittance is an homage lost
And you will keep paying, whatever that will cost
This silence is by choice, for we have nothing to say
Reminisce now, for tomorrow is still yet today
Your ship will wreck when I say it will wreck
You should see it coming every time from the deck
If you are the jaws of the savage lion,
Then I am the master of the jaws which you lie on
What is done is not by your pugnacious hand
I will judge if your jaws will close on demand
What are you but the mist I’ve cast off as sweat
The dark side of Me I will unwilling to vet.
you will ask permission next time you choose to play
you may tempt and harm but only if I say.
…but I know then as I do now, you will not listen
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7 thoughts on “Patronizing Child / Fallen Angel”
“You will not listen.” That is the key to follow the right path, is it not? One must listen and carry the truth within one’s heart. The child’s excuses does not alleviate the errors made by him. Great work, Paul, in this amazing conversation. I enjoyed reading it. Well done.
It definitely is. The child/devil throwing a tantrum because he thinks he is better does not alleviate him of anything. I appreciate your comments as always Phyllis, thank you.
Paul, this is not only great work as Phyllis said, but also an amazing conversation. I enjoyed this very much.
Hey Kurt thanks so much for your kind words. Good to hear from you
Very creative Paul! What a conversation you have created here! Jamie
Thanks Jamie I have another one in the mix going to try and finish it early this week. It’s just so intriguing the relationship/non-relationship between God and the devil.
Well done on this poem Paul…a writing style you portray here I honestly thought dwelled only in a bygone era bereft for which time had forgotten, but I was wrong.