Fear God

A Complex Concept

Fear God Spectre of the Brocken: #title

Saints praise God, 

Scientists challenge the notion of God, 

Victims curse God, 

Prisoners plea to God, 

The justice system traces its roots to God. 

God’s image adorns our money, 

Believe in this, and God will… 

Believe in that, and God won’t… 

People deem God is good.

People hail God is great.

God exists within the folds of a book, crafted by millennia of a cosmic game of telephone. To truly commune with God, one must endure a hundred and fifty lifetimes within the vessel of a soul on this blue marble. 

Worship your Sundays away to earn a place with God. 

Yet, the divine cannot heed your calls from the comfort of your living room, they say, only within a tax-exempt palace built of marble, your marble.

Fear God and take your own part.

Fear God: You can find this story in the collection “Spectre of the Brocken: Halo for the Observer.”

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Ran Kime Writer
Ran Kime, a writer, poet, musician and recluse from New Hampshire, crafts abstract stories, flash fiction & poetry that probe the psyche. His collections include “Spectre of the Brocken: Halo for the observer” and “Way Past Tipsy & Other Silent Cries for Help”.