Hey there
How's it going?
Long
Time
No
See
I know I haven't been around much but it didn't seem like you wanted me to be

The last time I sent down a message, you nailed it to a cross
So I figured id just leave you to it and let you be your own boss

But I've been keeping an eye on you, I have. And it's amazing how you've grown
All your technological advances and the problems you've overthrown

And all the beautiful art you've created with such grace and such finesse
But I must admit there are a few things that, I'm afraid, have impressed me less

So I'm writing to apologise for all the horrors committed in my name
Although it was never what I intended I feel I should take my share of the blame

A lot of the good that I tried to do was corrupted when organized religion got into full swing
What I thought were quite clear messages were taken to unusual extremes

My teachings were taken out of context to meet the agenda of others
Interpretations were taken in many different ways and hidden meanings discovered

Religion became a tool for the weak to control the strong
With all these new morals and ethics survival of the fittest was gone

No longer could the biggest man simply take what ever he needed
Because damnation was the price if certain rules were not heeded

Some of the deeds committed in my name just make me wonder where I went wrong
Back at the start when I "created" all of this, the foundations seemed so strong

See all the elements were already here long before I began
I just kind of put them all together. I didn't really think out a long term plan

I made the sun an appropriate distance and laid the stars across the sky
So you could navigate this globe or simply experience a sunrise

I covered the earth with plants and fruits, some for sustenance and some for beauty
And made the sun shine and clouds rain so there maintenance wasn't your duty

I tried to give each creature it's own attributes. But without making them enveloped
I gave you all space to grow and, in your own way, space to develop

I didn't know that such development would cause rifts and jealousy
Cause you to war against each other and leave marks on this planet indelibly

You see, I wasn't the creator, more the curator of nature
And I want to set things straight with homosexuals right now: I don't hate ya

I was a simple being that happened to be the first to yield such powers
But I just laid the ground. It was you that built the towers

It was you that invented bombs and fear that comes with them
It was you that invented money, and corrupt economic systems

You invented terms like "just wars" and terms like "friendly fire"
And it was you that didn't know when to stop digging deeper and when to stop building higher

It was you that exhausted the resources I carefully laid out on this earth
And it was you that even saw these problems coming but accredited them little worth

It was you that used my teachings for your own personal gain
And it was you that committed such tragedies, even if they were committed in my name

So I apologise for any mistakes I made and for when my words were misconstrued
But this apology is to mother nature because I created you

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