Arthur Knackmus

Rookie (1/29/55 / Olney Illinois U.S.A.)

Clowns, Butterflies, Dog - Poem by Arthur Knackmus

Last night, why was the Big Dipper upside down?
I think the angels through God, control the universe in my town.
Are the angels at war or just showing off being clowns?
Hebrews read backwards so God to them in English is just a hound (Dog, God)


Other clowns in my town...to call God a hound


Would be a compliment to Him, I've found.
So to them, Jesus should be gagged and bound, tied up in rope all around.
Then be put to slave labor like, like Samson going round and round.
I have found Jesus knows everyone, everybody,
and could weigh the universe to the exact pound.
Some people think they know everyone, everybody and then say the world is sound.
I have found,
Jesus knows everybody, everything and could weigh the universe to the exact pound.
Some people think they know anything and everything, then say the world is sound.
The way Jesus runs the world is by winding it up, then it is wound.
Before things happen, He can predict and synchronize sound.

God is ominiscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent, meaning
Power everthing and surround.
He has power to spare leaving you clowns down to abound.
He can think up new adjectives, verbs, or nouns,
Leading Him to define Him out in town.
You clowns never will, otherwise you would be God the hound.


Comments about Clowns, Butterflies, Dog by Arthur Knackmus

  • (2/12/2010 12:12:00 PM)


    this poem is amazing words cannot describe what i felt when i read this nicely flowing and made sense good write well done. (Report) Reply

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  • (1/17/2010 10:55:00 AM)


    I like it. Very deep and honisty and truth. (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2009 8:59:00 PM)


    interesting write............. but........ (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2009 6:16:00 PM)


    i like your poem and i like the way it flows. great vocabulary and imagery, i cant say i fully understand the meaning of the poem, but it seems like a job well done. keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2009 5:54:00 PM)


    Written interestingly.. i must compliment your thoughts! :) (Report) Reply

  • (5/28/2009 7:36:00 PM)


    I love it.Your poem has such great imagery. (Report) Reply

  • (11/14/2008 10:27:00 PM)


    what a wonderful poem... i love how god is so powerful which is truely is great write..

    Krista
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  • (11/13/2008 2:45:00 PM)


    Absolutely wonderful write. The humor is great & the message unmistakeable. And hey - I agree - IRONICALLY, very complimentary... after all we know who man's best friend is :) (Report) Reply

  • (11/10/2008 6:46:00 PM)


    Great work! haha thats the first time I have ever read God bakwards! =)
    Great creativity, I love the part about how God could measure the unvierse to the exact pound!
    -Mary
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  • (9/23/2008 2:08:00 PM)


    Dear Arthur Knackmus, thanks for sharing. I give a 10 to your poem the reasons being the imagination, the surprising pictures, the unique approach. Believer or not the poet could write the same verses, with a light humor, and a bit of suspense to energise the pictures and send the message of His Mightiness or of our weakness
    Joseph Josephides
    Member of the International Society of Poets (ISP) Intern.Library of Poetry awarded
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  • (9/11/2008 4:21:00 PM)


    I gave this a 10 because it was creatively unique and a pleasure to read for
    those who believe or don't. That is hard to do. A worthy achievement.

    GW62
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, March 27, 2006