divine assurance…

divine assurance

one day
a man came
to the village
saying that his book
the true word
of god
and that
all we knew
but myth
bapa dola
does your book
of the desert fox
how its imprints
on the desert sands
spoke of your coming
how you would
lie low
beneath the sands
before the day
was done
hearing this
the man ran
from the village
bapa dola
not all true words
are myths
not all myths
are true

9 thoughts on “divine assurance…

  1. It’s true; in the ‘holy books’, what is meant to be a metaphor is taken literally — and what is meant to be taken literally is taken as metaphor.

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