Flesh and Bone
A Christmas Meditation:

what colour are you God
what’s your body like
any disabilities, distinguishing characteristics
would we spot you in a crowd
would we stare at you for some deformity
how many senses have you got
five, six, eighteen, ninety four
and what’s your sense of touch like
is your handshake firm as a vice or slippery as an eel
what do you smell of
anything in particular in the universe,
for example planets, oceans, space, skies
do you smell of petrol like everything else

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