Bio Note: After 30 years as editor and writer for several scholarly and trade publications, I drove a school bus for several years teaching high schoolers how to respond when an adult says good morning and first graders that it’s probably best they not lick the seat in front of them. Several poems have won awards from the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets and the Oregon Poetry Association. My collection The Sacred Monotony of Breath (2015) received an Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers.
I open my eyes so many things to believe I close them again
Billions and billions of earth-like planets, they say, but God looks like us.
Abe obeyed God’s charge: Isaac’s up there, here’s the knife-- never mind, kidding
©2022 Robert Nordstrom
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