The Ancient Modern

Solipsis  /  Joshua Alan Sturgill

The Lord creates
out of nothing
but Himself

while He sleeps 
in the heart
of a sparrow’s egg

alone, because 
All.  And being All,
never alone— 

sparrow and egg
in His heart
while He dreams

of the Selves
out of nothing
the Lord creates


All poetry and supplementary material: copyright 2021 by Joshua Alan Sturgill. All rights reserved.

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