Mandolyn ...


God has been biting his nails again


He spread the smog with a butter knife
over the night sky,
but if you peered close enough
you would have seen that white, bent line
like a sticker He pressed to His bedroom wall
after diving in to find the prize
inside a cracker jack box-

which is the lot of us;
we're all mixed nuts God shakes inside the can.

Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, August 01, 2014

Topic of this poem: truth


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  • Veteran Poet - 3,896 Points Bri Edwards (9/27/2014 4:01:00 PM)

    DANG! i already read this one! ! ! ! :) bri

    and i still hate it for sure! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,535 Points Daniel Brick (8/14/2014 10:45:00 AM)

    This poem shows precisely what's wrong with a Creator God, that is, he makes us limited beings because he's afraid we'll become like him and compete (It's in GENESIS right after














    This poem precisely what's wrong with a Creator God: he makes us limited beings because he's afraid we'll become like him and compete (He says this directly in GENESIS after the so-called Fall) and then he gets bored with us (or angry) and shakes us up.




    Then he gets bored with us and has to shake us like a can of mixed nuts! Well, I'm going to gather together a package of our best poems and send post haste to his heavenly realm, That should keep old nobodaddy busy! No more shaking us! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,896 Points Bri Edwards (8/1/2014 11:00:00 PM)

    who is the biggest fruitcake? you or ed nigma or..........................ME! ? i vote for me.

    it would be a wild guess from me to say what the white line was. the jump from cracker jacks to mixed nuts threw me a bit. when i was a kid, the only nuts i remember in cracker jack boxes were peanuts, which i guess are not 'real' nuts, but legumes. right? am i correct? please, someone, tell me i am correct!

    unfortunately i am forced to say 'this is a cool poem'. BUT, of course, i still hate all of mandolyn's poems! ! ! ! make no mistake about it. i will send to MyPoemList, but it is ONLY because i HATE IT so much! !
    so God lives in L.A. or China? ?
    tHENks bor ShaRiNG..........whaT tHE Hel? stiP tHE shsKInG! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 221 Points John Shea (8/1/2014 12:58:00 PM)

    Love the poem. Love the snack. It is all fun and games till someone loses a nut. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,583 Points Sandra Feldman (7/31/2014 4:19:00 PM)

    I feel salty,
    Shake and shake
    I agree, being a Nut
    Ain't never really great.

    Very groovy and original, thanks (Report) Reply

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