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God of the Sparrows

April 3, 2015

And there’s this guy called Daniel Imburgia, who, I just learned, is not just a fine artist and all round genius, he also writes great poetry… particularly for theologians. Here’s his recent offering on Fb for the season… obliged.

From, “God of the Sparrows #7”


And so we fall

But the god of the sparrows

Falls with us


Falling first before


Or its theory


Falling with us

Not in our stead


Some might have

Thought ‘jumped!’

Others ‘pushed’



We crash and shard

God, sparrow, and me

A mashup of smithereens


Dare we hope




– Dan Imburgia

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