poetry by j matthew waters

messengers of love

there is just the one god
there shall be none of this
three-in-one nonsense
or some other silly notion
for without truly believing in the one
man will never love his brother
what he loves for himself
      while loving thy neighbor
        (as thyself)
remains the most daunting proposition
       (ever put to the test)
for well over two thousand years

august two thousand sixteen
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2 thoughts on “messengers of love

  1. I think the problem is that too many hate themselves.. it has to be self-loathing that’s behind it.

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