yes, in retrospect, earmarked
personal bench warrants
may be jottings in memoirs
of angels' tallied careers. heavenly
scorecard keepers render
assignment lists to check off,
and fling their successes toward
some hierarchy of celestialism.
leave occasions for us - to stand
firm - as sojourners of truth,
hearing whispers that proclaim...sitting
may have befitted our moment the best.
So we sit in glazed reverence.
Accolades ensue as to "why?"
Don't we have convictions? Yet,
storm barricades waving flags
in proclamation on momentous occasions
we are noted pontificators, illogical
amusement seekers. Faith's ascriptions become
blind endeavors, endless questions speak
close-to-the-edge cautionary potential
of cliffed hangings, acceptance is escapist
flagrant irreverance too risky, but elective
humility is ineffectually pompous.
skywary gazes decry over-bearing
anticipations - lowered eyes
self-inflicted mutilations with negative
renderings. Ambivalence an under
achievement, contentment lacking ideals.
Rage unfortunatism of mind that seeks reproach.
In all, our guardian's tallies must result
in some unimportant discourses with God.
failed assignments, where conscripts succombed.
Leave the curious to wonder... Are
angels given work related warnings
and then reassigned other social
experiments before termination?
If so, do you think we can learn
who is next in line and then warn them?