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The Presence of God

A follicle raising haiku

56112619 by bradcalkins licensed from

Goosebump raising surge
kinetic energy says
God present for all

Note: “present” is a double entendre

In 1996, during my first and mostly forgotten foray into the 12-Stepverse, the rehab took us to a “meeting.” The speaker told the story of his suicidal ideation. He had terrible insomnia…



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Marcus aka Gregory Maidman

Marcus aka Gregory Maidman


Living 17,043rd human life. I am Marcus (universal name) or you may call me Greg; a deep thinker; an explorer of ideas and the mind.