William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

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Canvas 843 — February 15, 2017

Canvas 843 — February 15, 2017


Heaven and Hell

A pebble in a child’s pocket, a feather, a shell.

A child in God’s pocket, a star, a well.

God in a pot on a stove.

Soup in a bowl.

Where is heaven, Master? Where is hell?

And the old man smiled.

I too once asked foolish questions, said he,

And brought his spoon to his mouth.

And when we die, and leave this world?

Maybe when we arrive, we will know.

But for now, I beg of you, please, sit down.

This is better warm, than cold.

Recently Banned Literature, February 15, 2018

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Canvas 843 — Heaven and Hell