I Saw a Sign; It Made No Sense

A dyslexic couple lost god last night.
I can’t imagine how das they must eb.

There was a photo.
Their god looked like a Chihuahua.
(Which I pronounce “Chi –wa-ha –wa-ha” for no good reason.)

It looked like a Chihuahua I’d seen near a fire main on Hydrant St.

This started me thinking.
and so on,
and so on,
and so on,

What if the Chihuahua really was god?

I ran back to find the Chihuahua.
I asked if it would grant my wishes.

The Chihuahua said, “What am I a freakin’ genie?”

I hope that nice couple finds god.

 

About B Gourley

Bernie Gourley is a writer living in Bangalore, India. His poetry collection, Poems of the Introverted Yogi is now available on Amazon. He teaches yoga, with a specialization in pranayama, and holds a RYT500 certification. For most of his adult life, he practiced martial arts, including: Kobudo, Muay Thai, Kalaripayattu, and Taiji. He is a world traveler, having visited more than 40 countries around the globe.
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