The Atheist’s Prayer, 2010

Dear God, if you’re there,
father if you care,
turn your ear to me.
I’ve been a man
without a plan
for far too long, you see.
I did bad things
and had bad dreams
I longed to see the light.

If you could find it in your heart
to let me live tonight
I’ll try as hard as I can try
and maybe as the time goes by
I might alas atone,
but please don’t close the book on me,
there’s too much to read on.

There’s love in me,
that’s real, that’s true,
and if you’re there you see it too.
I might be a worthless slave
a nameless face
no last name grave
but there is good in me.
Give it time
and line by line
I’m sure that it might grow,
but if I die, and go to hell,
the reasons I will know.

Forgive me if you can
and please,
forgive as well my family,
Galilee, Nirvana too,
who I’m sure will rest with you.

I only long to see,
though know,
with much sorrow,
I am a Nobody,
but my prayer is sincere
and I hope that you draw near,
I’m lost in life and know I’ll die,
With no way to say goodbye.

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Brandon K. Nobles

Brandon is an author, poet and head writer for Sir Swag on YouTube. With 630k subscribers. Since February 2021 he has written for the most important and popular series, News Without the Bulls%!t and the least popular work on the channel, History Abridged. Brandon joined the channel in late January, since then his work has been featured every month in News and History. His novels and works of fiction have also been well received, and he continues to be a proficient and professional chess player. In his spare time he like to catch up on work.

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