I send Two Sunsets —
Day and I — in competition ran —
I finished Two — and several Stars —
While He — was making One —

His own was ampler — but as I
Was saying to a friend —
Mine — is the more convenient
To Carry in the Hand —

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2 Comments

  1. frumpo says:

    While God created a sunset, I created two poems (or some works of art) and a few other things.

  2. gwyneth says:

    what a strange, yet simple and beautiful concept.
    i guess she is talking of a painting she has done here in competition with the Almighty’s work of art.

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