Sally Plumb Plumb

Bronze Star - 2,102 Points (23 9 1940 / Haverhill Suffolk England)

A Question Of God - Poem by Sally Plumb Plumb

Is that the time?
Has it passed by
so suddenly
without reason or with rhyme?
Has hair transformed
from black to white,
and life flown by
like day in flight?

Will God bequeath an amnesty
for conflict and for death?
Forgive the constant murders,
the constant theft of breath?

Whose rights are wrongs
and wrongs are rights,
turning night to day,
then day to night?

When the desolate eyes
of war are shut,
and the injured earth
appears as dust,
will mixed opinion still remain
and fight for all the others gain?

Sally Plumb

Comments about A Question Of God by Sally Plumb Plumb

  • Veteran Poet - 1,283 Points Jr Cuyam (9/30/2015 1:16:00 AM)

    Good write and best work to introspect (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 254 Points Geoff Abbott (8/21/2015 3:15:00 AM)

    A poignant comment. You express what I often feel. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,578 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (6/6/2015 3:40:00 PM)

    A compelling and creative composition that illustrate the ills of war in an incredible way! Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,658 Points Bri Edwards (2/8/2015 4:35:00 PM)

    the title drew me a moth to a flame. my wings are now singed. too intricate/intelligent/mysterious? ? ? for me to say more? maybe. or i'm lazy. thanks for sharing.
    bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,269 Points Ramesh Rai (10/10/2014 9:29:00 AM)

    A poem with so many questions for the rescinding world where moral values are getting drowned. I dont what God has to ask and what God will answer to the victims. Thank you so much for sharing. Regards. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,080 Points Daniel Brick (8/4/2014 2:10:00 AM)

    This is a sensitive and respectful poem. You don't speak in a knowing voice but rather create a quiet space
    so that we can become aware of available blessings, and listen to the soft voices inside of us. For some this might seem ridiculous - but I feel enriched by the visions you have shared with us. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,942 Points * Sunprincess * (1/23/2014 10:39:00 PM)

    .......great questions with no easy answers....enjoyed (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (6/14/2013 5:11:00 AM)

    As you haven't written a poem for a while I looked through a few of your older one's Sally.
    This is a very good one and with so much bloodshed going on in the world right now very apt too.
    I give it top marks! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,830 Points Ken E Hall (8/27/2012 3:44:00 AM)

    A question yes we all ask of God, I think you are right in the last line Sally for there is no end to fighting... very nice when you bring the subject to the fore, regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 323 Points Sharon Smith (6/29/2012 10:04:00 AM)

    The best part is..we will just 'know' when the Time comes! ! Really nice piece. Thankyou.

    Regards..Sharon. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 454 Points Joseph Anderson (4/20/2012 1:30:00 PM)

    Sally-some potent thinking here. You search and I'll search and will we find some answers on
    this side? A gripping poem, well rendered-Joe. I came back to this sight (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 445 Points Danny Draper (3/1/2012 10:57:00 PM)

    Faith is a personal thing and that is absolute. However, if a god, and then depending on type, humanity may have to be detained for questioning. Thought provoking. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Samantha Wallace (3/1/2012 1:41:00 AM)

    Enjoyed this one too - Very well written, great imagery - deep, meaningful and a lot to think about... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Judith Alekadala (2/27/2012 8:45:00 AM)

    I gave you 10 for this, alot to learn from (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,164 Points Walterrean Salley (2/17/2012 11:27:00 PM)

    God's love, grace and mercy is beyond our understanding. And His forgiveness is to all who have a concrete faith in Him. Thought provoking. 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Eric Mwenda (12/14/2011 9:24:00 AM)

    Hey granny,
    u realy can coin words...thumbs up. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 63 Points John Raubenheimer (11/28/2011 12:30:00 PM)

    More questions than there are answers - and would we be happy if we had the answers? I once thought I had a few of them. Good lines in here Sally, like 'When the desolate eyes/ of war are shut.' Lovely. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,380 Points Clarence Prince (11/2/2011 10:31:00 AM)

    All those constant murders, they might've thought that they've gotten away, but there comes a day of judement, Sally. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lynn Glover (2/25/2011 9:15:00 PM)

    Sally, God will give us everlasting life, if we believe that He is who He says He is. You have mastered all these thoughts in prose and we can see God shinning through your words. Great Job. Lynn (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jose Delosantos (7/11/2010 6:39:00 PM)

    Beautiful Poem! ! Makes Me Think Alot. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 17, 2009

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