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Poem for the day (Reply to Steg B. and Muke T.)

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Thursday, September 12, 2002, 14:30
Muke Tever wrote:

>This may just be the insidious homonymy of "sun" with "son" (of God) that
figures in so many pieces whose authors forget that puns do not a dogma make. I assure you, no pun intended. Despite being a lapsed Christian, I still love the language of the KJV and the old Book of Common Prayer-- 3 years, at an impressionable age, of Chapel every day and twice on Sundays. And although the piece was written some time before I'd conceived the Kash, in the back of my mind now was, how possibly to translate/adapt it into Kash without our Terran religious baggage. While they acknowledge a Force or Mind that created the Universe and all things in it, they would consider it unlikely that that Creator would be concerned with such things as endowing a planet with specific food items. And my thanks to Steg for his Hebrew translation. Very nice. Judging from his speed, it must not have been all that difficult. Not surprising, given that it drew on the KJV English of the Hebrew Psalms, albeit with one or two twists.


Muke Tever <mktvr@...>