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The Witness
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Dan Batson


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The innate which saw
First glimpses of Creation.

The sudden unexpected
Change
From nothingness
To Glorious.

Now stares back at me
As I gaze
In awe of its
Simplicity
And
Endurance.

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


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.

 


Post New Comment:
EstherJ:
Just beautiful!
Posted 01/15/2024 01:09 PM
Anastasia:
"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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