Sunday, May 18, 2003

A God of another kind

"I was not a servile little slave
and my way to a heavenly paradise
was not the path of submission and servility.
I deserved a God of another kind,
worthy of a creature,
who does not humble himself
for the indispensable morsel.
And a God
of another kind
I created."

      The Song of Abraham in Fire
      Ahmad Shamlu (contemporary Iranian poet)
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