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Before man invented God, was there anything?

Was there anything before "time" began?
Before man gazed into a volcano
and imagined "Hell?" Or before a man,
seeing exquisite beauty was moved so
by colors of a sunrise or sunset
that the invention of "Heaven" became
inevitable. Is that what we get
when fantasy must be given a name?

"Imagine there's no heaven," Lennon wrote.
"It's easy if you try." No "Hell" below...
"Above us, only sky." Just a lifeboat
in a troubled sea? A safe place to go
when reality overwhelms? To hide
our fragile, frightened souls when worlds collide?

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Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson
what you coined the feelings in paastel colors
and a silence wow
great share
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Einstein changed his mind, saying rather than how did the universe start, he'd ask, why was it created. The first means maths should suss it, then he realised there is only one answer....
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Very deep thoughts,,,, good job
Reviewed by Cynth'ya
Love your opening statement. Now we open up the daily news paper and see hell.

Reviewed by Keith Rowley
We're like fireflies - I wonder if our collective thoughts weave patterns of sunsets and hell before the eyes of god?

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
wow! an excellent and thought provoking write-
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
Excellent!! What thinking person has not asked The Question. . .and only found more questions?? Some say that the very fact that we ask proves that there is a god. Maybe, maybe not, but the beauty demands a worthy response, and in times of trouble, we need so very much to believe. Thank you for this thought-provoking and well-executed
piece. xOx 'Pea' xOx
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten
I can't imagine a man inventing my God. . .But~ now that you've brought me here, I sit and contemplate what else would I, or could I do? How tragically final!
Nope...I believe this has always been and ALWAYS WILL BE!
Thanks for the tangent though...
Great thought provoker!
Love and Peace~
o yes, the need to survive in the here and now, and the there and then, what about the blind man, what kind of heaven does he imagine, nice one chuck! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
A lovely sonnet Chuck, thoughts to contemplate and embrace.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Very well done Chuck! I love the premise, and your sentiments are splendid!

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
A beautiful sonnet, Chuck, with much to contemplate; well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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