Adeline Foster

Bronze Star - 2,224 Points (Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

~if There Be No God - Poem by Adeline Foster

~ If There Be No God

If there be no God,
Then all the stars, that in their place
Have aeons roamed abroad,
Would long ago have lost the trace
Of orbits-if there be no God.

If there be no God,
Then justice in the heart of man
Would be a fake-a senseless fraud;
Each for himself alone would stand-
No honor-if there be no God.

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Comments about ~if There Be No God by Adeline Foster

  • Silver Star - 4,092 Points Hans Vr (8/25/2015 7:02:00 AM)

    I am so much with you on this, Adeline.
    If there 'd be no God, atomic war would have long terminated our existence.
    There is so much violence and negativity on TV,
    but I notice in the heart of women and men,
    a new kindness is blooming, all around the world. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,390 Points Curtis Johnson (8/22/2015 11:46:00 PM)

    Adeline. Thanks for posting, If There Be No God. The use of two entities, the universe and Man, is very effective.
    After all, The heavens declare the glory of God....; and man is made in God's image. What a clever presentation in so few words! I love it! GBU. Curtis. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 26,048 Points Kim Barney (7/29/2015 7:49:00 AM)

    So true, so very true. Well written.
    I will read more of your poems. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,065 Points Michael Walker (7/15/2015 11:04:00 PM)

    A very persuasive argument. M. Walker. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,459 Points Herbert Guitang (7/3/2015 8:07:00 PM)

    So wonderful poem. I am really touched with this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,422 Points L. E. O. Gibraltar (1/19/2015 12:52:00 PM)

    What a wonderful piece that conveys the undeniable truth. There is a God whose law is written on the stars and the hearts of men. Thanks a lot! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 32 Points G Sweeney (7/29/2014 9:01:00 AM)

    I like your poem as it is touching and so refreshing too (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,486 Points Patricia Grantham (6/30/2014 9:17:00 AM)

    An excellent poem Adeline and very well written in
    short verses. Surely there is a God who knows it
    all and who also rules the Earth. Well done my poet
    friend. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Deepak Sawhney (9/13/2013 11:38:00 PM)

    : -) A free for all. A chaotic world. Every man for himself. No datum or yardstick, everything subjective & interpreted as per one's own convenience. Too true! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 229 Points Prasanna Kumari (11/26/2012 5:24:00 AM)

    whether God created man or man created God it is essential to have faith in God to have a peaceful and happy life ultimately.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Matthew Fowler (11/18/2012 8:56:00 PM)

    I believe that if there was no god, there would be no war, scientific advancements would come uncontrollably, there would less racism, and man would be able to look at the stars and not think of letting god do all the work but helping to move humanity forward. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 172 Points Gillian Commerford (11/17/2012 8:46:00 AM)

    Liked it and will read more of your poems (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,582 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (11/16/2012 10:08:00 PM)

    The raw, rabid reality of a world without God is here excellently expressed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (11/15/2012 11:57:00 PM)

    we all believe in a higher power, and we all aspire to do whats right an just in its presence, if that was not there what would we all aspire to? short and to the point. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,221 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (11/15/2012 8:36:00 PM)

    Excellent discourse on the proof that there is indeed -God. Brilliant in brevity and deeply profound in Truth. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Nurain Ali-balogun (11/15/2012 1:03:00 PM)

    If there be no God, then there will be no order in the world. Good poetry! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ifetayo Abiola (11/15/2012 7:56:00 AM)

    ummm, I am so happy there is God (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,573 Points Babatunde Aremu (11/15/2012 5:48:00 AM)

    You are totally correct. Only the fool denies God. Great write, I like it (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 26,320 Points Sandra Feldman (11/15/2012 1:11:00 AM)

    I like it very much, but please tell me is there any Honor or Justice left, anyplace, anywhere? ? ? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 29 Points Sangnam Nam (11/14/2012 6:13:00 PM)

    Majestic...! God's protections are everywhere including in our hearts and the universe..Well done, my friend! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 30, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 30, 2015

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