Jose Garcia Villa


God Said, I Made A Man - Poem by Jose Garcia Villa

God said, "I made a man
Out of clay—
But so bright he, he spun
Himself to brightest Day

Till he was all shining gold,
And oh,
He was lovely to behold!
But in his hands held he a bow

Aimed at me who created
Him. And I said,
‘Wouldst murder me
Who am thy Fountainhead! '

Then spoke he the man of gold:
‘I will not
Murder thee! I do but
Measure thee. Hold

Thy peace.' And this I did.
But I was curious
Of this so regal head.
‘Give thy name! '—‘Sir! Genius.'"


(Published in Have Come Am Here 1942)

Topic(s) of this poem: genius

Form: Lyric


Comments about God Said, I Made A Man by Jose Garcia Villa

  • Jessel (2/2/2020 6:35:00 AM)

    How to explain that? (Report)Reply

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  • Berbesada (1/31/2020 12:56:00 AM)

    i dont know to make to a sentence a meaning that? (Report)Reply

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  • Scarlette Montenegro (1/30/2020 10:05:00 AM)

    What is the poetic form of this poem (Report)Reply

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  • Rachel Gasmen (1/22/2020 9:09:00 AM)

    The poem shows man's ingratitude to his creator - the GOD who made all things in the past, in the present, and even in future Already ReportedReply

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  • rap2x (1/20/2020 7:53:00 AM)

    Is the relationship of the past and present relevant in the tex (Report)Reply

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  • elance (1/19/2020 2:35:00 AM)

    is the relationship of the past and present relevant in the text? (Report)Reply

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  • Naida Nepascua SupnetNaida Nepascua Supnet (9/19/2019 5:07:00 AM)

    God made a man, but man is so proud that instead of loving God back, he became boastful. (Report)Reply

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  • mary grace (2/21/2019 1:13:00 AM)

    what attribute of God is being describe in the poem? (Report)Reply

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  • Junius Palaganas (2/13/2019 1:31:00 AM)

    What Attribute of God is being describe in the poem? pls reply to this question (Report)Reply

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  • Raiza anne (2/9/2019 12:32:00 AM)

    Is the relationship of the past and present relevant in the text Already ReportedReply

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  • princess lux (2/5/2019 6:13:00 AM)

    what is poem all about (Report)Reply

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  • Akhtar JawadAkhtar Jawad (1/31/2019 1:51:00 AM)

    A Viceroy In Green Land (By Akhtar Jawad)
    The mold is within you,
    Acquire my face,
    Bake yourself Oh Clay
    Increase your grace.
    Life is a fatigue
    You may be tired
    One thing that is love
    Eve has already acquired.
    Look at her curves and cuts,
    It’s a wonderful board to play,
    Your hand will be my hand
    Just a night and a day,
    And a viceroy in Green Land!
    (Report)Reply

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  • Renzie Salimbot (1/25/2019 7:13:00 PM)

    The was so beautiful (Report)Reply

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  • Hahahaha (1/24/2019 7:57:00 AM)

    Is the relationship of the past and present relevant in the text Already ReportedReply

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  • Gabriel Epil (1/22/2019 2:47:00 PM)

    How did God react to the ingratitude of His creations Already ReportedReply

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  • Monica Epil (1/22/2019 2:45:00 PM)

    Is the relationship of the past and present relevant in the text (Report)Reply

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  • Baby langga (8/5/2018 3:32:00 AM)

    I soooo love this poem. I'll give it 5 stars! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017



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