Treasure Island

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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ed Nigma (7/31/2014 4:10:00 PM)

    That would be awesome if they started packaging cracker jacks within the box into a can full of nuts and for special occasions packing the box into the can into a basket of fruits accompanied by that cake that people sometimes secretly eat but play it off as though they gave it away to another who gave it away the Christmas gift cake that keeps on giving. Now if he could only make me a mate made of white chocolate and jelly belly jelly beans. Woot I love your scary poems =P (Report) Reply

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