esthete white marble, intricate geometric design.
since the sculptured gods ran off
to more entertaining glories, cavorting
in less structured realms.
Petitioners never notice,
deposit their putrid mewling remains,
rotting stench to keep the altars
Out on the playfields,
breathing in hearty exercise,
laughter expanding lung strength.
Occasional bouts of heaving tears
leave damp rich soil,
incremental mineral deposits
essential to health.
Outpouring elixir fills our mythic spring.
Sparkling flame of peace abides within,
licks battle wounds.
Not ignorant fools;
no pleas for altruist beliefs.
Relief of hunger completes us.
No cunning deceivers could ignite malice,
steal our good.
Unbalanced need reaches to heal through
Energies when well-purposed, understood,
Why meanly measure
scores in morality play at “who deserves”?
Healthful work, flowing contribution,
bestows focal point for cyclic rain’s reward.
Fortune’s gift, this benevolent wishers’ well,
replete Goddess blessing.
dip in for contentment, good will, joyful
This is not belief or even knowing.
This is breath of awe in motion.