I have been fond of this poem since I discovered it. Enjoy.
My Easy God is Gone — James Kavanaugh
My Easy God is Gone
I have lost my easy God – the one whose name
I knew since childhood.
I knew his temper, his sullen outrage,
his ritual forgiveness.
I knew the strength of his arm, the sound
of his insistent voice.
His beard bristling, his lips full and red
with moisture at the moustache,
His eyes clear and piercing, too… Continue