God's Visit

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God's Visit

If God gazes down at the Earth this night what will he see?

His creation in turmoil with no resolution in sight.

Parents mourning children lost to war and starvation.

Human kind seeking material pleasures in place of the common good.

 

If God listens to the Earth this night what will he hear?

Sounds of guns roaring and innocents screaming while armies collide.

Men cursing, women wailing, the aged crying out for help.

Doors slamming on the needy as they seek shelter and food.

 

If God smells Earth’s air this night what will he sense?

The smell of gun powder and stale waste.

The environment filled with soot and unbreathable air.

The smell of melting ice and rivers teeming with dying fish.

 

If God visits the Earth this night what will he say?

My children be mindful of the pitfalls of greed and hate.

This Earth is your castle not a playground to amuse and mistreat.

Heed my warning, this Earth and your fellow man cast your eternal reflection.

If they perish from your neglect you too may be lost for all time.

 

 

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mamasan commented on God's Visit

12-09-2009

Ah, this poem surely reports it like it is. You, always surprise me how you are able to write flowing words on any subject and the words command the attention of the reader, even though subtly. I may have read and rated before but whatever I rated there was not a number high enough. You see I just viewed a video, recently, showing Rep Ron Paul addressing his colleagues about the situation in Afghanistan. Whatever, the point I make, is that no need to read the gazette because you have captured the picture of what Ron Paul addressed last night....ty ty

mamasan

12/09/2009

Plus this poetry definitely rates as a blog at p4p site....

Hampton

12/09/2009

Thank you for your very kind comments.

stellar commented on God's Visit

11-27-2009

This is a very touching poem and so true...This is really heart squeezing...and you express your wisdom in so fine a flow and meter, so on...this is sad for God -_-!, but the read is a pleasure ^_^ v

Hampton

11/27/2009

Thank you very much.

IzzyGumbo commented on God's Visit

10-10-2009

If God gazes down... what might they see depends very much, on you and me. As always my friend, a well done and thought provoking write. Hugs.

Hampton

10/10/2009

You are right in your comment. Thanks for reading.

jesusfreake commented on God's Visit

10-09-2009

interesting to ponder.....what would God think of this life we have created in place of his life he has planned for us? You are an astonishing writer and ur works are pleasant as well as intruguing to read...!

Hampton

10/09/2009

That's very nice of you and I thank you.

ginga commented on God's Visit

09-17-2009

Hampton, Another wonderfully emoting poem about the world around us and what God's reaction to such frivolities would be and I think we know... ginga

Hampton

09/17/2009

I appreciate your reading one of my earlier postd works.

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

Hampton’s Poems (111)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Searching 5
The Poetess 14
Nonsense 12
Solitude 18
Lame Limericks 14
Message to Papa 15
Young Jimmy O’Fallon 11
The Computer From Hell 18
Life Ain’t for Sissies 16
The Mind In Motion 13
The Game of Poetry 9
Silence 55
WordSlinger 19
Holiday Thoughts 12
Sweet Mary 18
From White to Grey to Black 19
The Reckoning 12
And All of That Jazz 16
Today 25
No Offense, Just My Opinion 16
Lucky 10
You’re Only as Old as You Feel 13
Saturday Night 13
Political Change? 14
The Female Gender 17
I’m In Charge Here, Aren’t I? ( With Epilogue) 10
I’m In Charge Here, Aren’t I? 7
Remembering 11
This Web We Weave 13
The End 16
The Day the Clouds Cried 16
The Path of Life 12
My Mother Ruth 12
Forever–ast
er
11
Humanities Challenge 14
A Cowboy's Perspective 12
July in Buda Texas 14
The OP Poets Parade 20
The Chatelaine 12
Shot Through the Heart 17
Poetry and Fine Wine 18
The Man What Am 10
The Final Beat of My Heart 16
The Rainbow of Poets 19
A Cowboy's Lament 13
Of This World I am Not 17
The Wee People 19
An Evening at an Irish Pub 15
The Scent of Love 14
Fresh News from Buda Texas 16
Memories of Times Past 13
The Dance of the Poets 20
The Confession 14
Road to Obscurity 18
Barbara 14
Shadows 15
Prescience 17
Words That Bind 54
Wondering 26
New Year News from Buda Texas 13
We Are All Witnesses 16
Christmas 25
A Cowboy’s Prayer 29
The 9 ers 24
Love Defined 27
Tis a Time to Give Thanks 21
More News From Buda Texas 26
Choices 26
News from Buda, Texas 21
In Search of God 21
Writers of Poems (WOPs) 26
Out of the Darkness 15
Visions from Within the Mist 18
Baseball 12
The Night Stalker 16
The Man I Presume to be Buck 16
The Sounds of Time 17
The Little Man in the Green Hat 18
Blah Blah Blah 14
One Two Three 13
Carpe Viam 11
Love in the Afternoon 13
The Moth 14
Lost & Dungeons of the Mind 11
The Creative Process 19
The Truth and the Tribe 19
The Long Wait. 19
Feathers 26
The Arrow 14
Take Two Cialis and Call Me in the Morning 26
Ghostly Images 16
Friends 11
Angels Without Wings 20
IN MY OWN WORDS 13
The Rider 16
Pride and Shame 18
The Winning Poet is.... 21
Memories 13
Politicians 67
Your Mailbox Is Empty 18
God's Visit 17
Poets and Poems 20
Love Thy Neighbor 13
Renewal 8
The Roar of Silence 17
Blessed Are These Days 4
Time and Space 5
Life's Journey 8
Gift To The Fallen 16
Hunger 21
The Antique Shop 30