By Alina Sayre
If it is good, it is God.
Yellow puffs of roadside oxalis,
bright angular graffiti.
white triangles drifting
on a blue bay.
beards, wrinkles, eyeliner, earbuds--
a pit bull smearing his nose on a back window.
Alina Sayre is the award-winning author of five books and a graduate student of theopoetics at Bethany Theological Seminary. You can learn more about her work here.
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Editor's note: The first line of this poem can be understood as an expression of James 1:17, which says that every good and perfect gift comes from God.