God, The Devil and Death, poetry by Mike Turner at Spillwords.com

God, The Devil and Death

God, The Devil and Death

written by: Mike Turner



Faith is belief
Without proof
Based merely on hope
Perhaps fear

Evil is real
Extant all around us
Proof where none is needed
nor desired
And certainly feared

Death is certain
There for all of us

Are therefore, God, the Devil and Death, real?
Or mere contrivances?
And what of their similarities?
Are They
one and the same?
Each Real? Feared? Unavoidable?

Or are they perhaps
A different reflection of existence?
Of reality?
That we can only know
once we’ve left this mortal shell?

Can we then contrast
God, the Devil, and Death
With that which we know
As life?

Which is also real
And at times feared

Or do these similarities
Mean that life, too
Is of God, the Devil, and Death?

And show us that both Heaven and Hell
Are in this moment
And now?

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