The Torchbearer
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The Torchbearer

A Slap On The Back

A Poem and Commentary

Photo by Zac Durant on Unsplash

I sit at
the kitchen table
sipping ice cold
water and planning
my day. God will
visit tomorrow
to discuss my habit
of ignoring His requests.
For some strange reason,
He believes He is
the Boss. I often remind
Him that He gave me
free will, but He
simply laughs and slaps
me on the back.
I must spend the day
cleaning and scrubbing
the house. God won’t
step inside if He sees
or smells any dust or…



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Harley King

Harley King

Poet, Novelist, Artist. Follow me on my novel writing journey: Editor: The Torchbearer.