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The Witness
Dan Batson


The innate which saw
First glimpses of Creation.

The sudden unexpected
From nothingness
To Glorious.

Now stares back at me
As I gaze
In awe of its

And wonder
What it must have
Been like
To burst forth into

by Dan Batson.
Used with the author's permission.

Dan Batson is a retired United Methodist pastor who lives in Marietta, South Carolina with his wife, Rene’, and their cats, Ansie Gray and Earl Grey. Author of a memoir, Morning, he is currently working on a murder mystery told from a pastor's point of view. Dan enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and family and exploring the Blue Ridge mountains near his home.


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Just beautiful!
Posted 01/15/2024 01:09 PM
"From nothingness To Glorious. " - Four words, but they express so much!
Posted 01/13/2024 08:15 PM
Lori Levy:
Like a prayer.
Posted 01/13/2024 03:12 PM
michael escoubas:
Like the way this poem looks on the page, its subtle presentation of a profound theme.
Posted 01/13/2024 10:14 AM
Wilda Morris:
An interesting perspective on creation!
Posted 01/13/2024 09:12 AM

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