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Blasphemy

March 22, 2005
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And God said: "Write!"
And the prophet wrote
Having never been taught
How to read or write
And this was a miracle.

But how can anyone
Know how to write a verse
Without learning to write individual words
And how can anyone
Know how to write down words
Without learning the alphabet
And the sounds of letters

Learning to write verses
Without first learning how to write
Words and letters,
This is no miracle
It is impossible.

-- Rotterdam, Netherlands

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