Strike the Match

you ask me why it’s true,
how heaven loses every star
and every war, when we just
need a reason to be burned
in effigy, like bones are
nitroglycerin and crying out
will strike the match left
understanding… God’s not
dead but he’s fading.

© Ben Ditmars 2016

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