Dear God – MPoWriMo

Here is a letter addressed to god or the other. It is sincere as it is also passionate.

Diary of a Person Being Human

Auronzo di Cadore, Italy: Original image copyright Maria Phillips 2013-2014

Dear God; dear Universe; dear Paradoxical Exigence of the Mind,

I awake to the quarantine of the rain, spraying me like an infected bloom; my inner voice trying to cleanse me of the consternation that has clouded my internal skies for some time now; sparking storms and raging waves that crash against your distant shores. I awake with eyes wide open, with sudden appreciation for the shape of my fear; the well-trodden hopes of an effigy clothed in resonant but disdainful robes, walking in shoes it has no business to wear with such pride, and such apparent grace.

I breathe in the moistness of your negative space, the space without me, as you reside within me, and I realise that I am the one that takes all the risks, and I’ll say this as simply as I can, because you don’t have to. I was unable to see this before…

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About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

7 thoughts on “Dear God – MPoWriMo

  1. aguywithoutboxers says:

    A very provocative re-blog, my Nairobi brother. It presents a view of the deity dependent upon the human for justification. Great job and good eye for selecting this piece. Have a great weekend, buddy! 🙂


  2. Thanks for sharing that Mak. It is truly superbly written and very true.


  3. Sonel says:

    Loved this Mak! I am so way behind with all the blogs that I truly appreciate you reblogging this. Thanks! 😀


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