short and not-so-sweet

Paisley, Ozy, and Rick (see painting in last post) have inspired me. I wanted to try and do something intelligent and interesting. Not happening though. Not this go round. I’m becoming the master of the ditty-poem. Well, maybe not the master …

So here’s my attempt…

all god’s children

now we lay down to sleep
it’s a crime
we pray god our souls to keep
it’s our time
we died in terror wide awake
in some god’s name for some cause sake

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12 Responses to “short and not-so-sweet”


  1. 1 paisley April 25, 2008 at 8:00 pm

    thats the ticket… boom… right out of the box!!!!!

  2. 2 rick mobbs April 25, 2008 at 9:37 pm

    i think you nailed it.

  3. 3 Greybeard April 26, 2008 at 8:55 am

    paisley and Rick – Thank you. Next week I’m gonna bust the 50 word barrier. Thanks again Rick. I look forward to this all week.

  4. 4 misterbooks April 26, 2008 at 9:23 am

    nice, again. Thanks for partaking and sharing and informing us about Rick…you’d be a great PR man.
    Peace,

  5. 6 johemmant April 27, 2008 at 1:47 am

    Yep, I like this very much. Hello :)

  6. 7 Greybeard April 27, 2008 at 8:29 am

    pepektheassassin – Thank you. I’ve added you to the greader and will be trying to catch up and keep up with you.

    johemmant – And thank you. I aspire to the deep and beautiful but these little things just pop in my head. I suspect they’re a reflection of the childlike, black and white way I tend to view the world. I’m working on it. ;^/ Will pay you a visit soon…

  7. 8 Greybeard April 27, 2008 at 8:30 am

    pepektheassassin – not sure how I managed to “embolden” you above. Seems to fit a hit-man, so I’ll leave it.

  8. 9 ozymandiaz April 28, 2008 at 9:19 am

    seems pretty masterful to me. so much atrocity in the name of the peacebringer, in the name of the father of all.

    always in the name of someone else.

  9. 10 Greybeard April 28, 2008 at 3:40 pm

    ozymandiaz – Thanks you . High praise coming from you. I need to stop with the needy-self-deprecating stuff. I’m not a professional but I am an original, as are we all.


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