Until The Mirror Cracks

The ego of the atheist,

himself the standard bearer

Where power of a mortal mind,

inflates beyond repair

 

His facts he weds intensely,

dimension fencing in

What’s not explained, he must profane,

all emptiness within

 

Whose formulas and strictures,

his Rosary to proclaim

What can’t be solved, new facts resolve,

dismissive in his shame

 

The ending predetermined,

his choices lock the door

Alone, his dialectic dies

—naked to implore

 

(The First Book Of Prayers: January, 2022)

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