I am tired of hearing the words Oh my God or seeing OMG in text, so I wrote this poem, using found words in an essay by the President of the Uniting Church plus a kind of dictionary.
A teenage girl talks on her mobile phone.
“O my God”, she insists, hardly creatively,
leaping with words she misunderstands.
The acronym/phrase OMG (Oh My God!)
I hear it see it everywhere in texts,
e-mails, on television, even when
surprised by joy of seeing a room renovated.
Hands on face. The Urban Dictionary, says,
OMG is used
repeatedly by people shocked,
inserted into every conversation.
The OMG girl on the train is still ranting.
My God, me, my, always about me,
where I am at the centre of the universe.
Others use OMG about a relational understanding
of the G in OMG, would not use this phrase lightly.
Certainly that was the case in olden days.
please thee, O my eternal God, almighty
ln modern day, the acronym might be OMEGA.
Ω, lowercase: ω; Greek Ωμέγα)
the 24th and last letter of the Greek
great O" (ō mega, meaning 'great’
as opposed to o micron, which means
occasionally bump into the one God
or the one God bumps into me,
I can exclaim OMEGA. Be surprised, amazed.
the last letter of the Greek alphabet ( Ω, ω )
"I am the alpha and the omega"
an appellation of Jesus in
the Book of Revelation
The symbol suggested
by the Apocalypse,
First and the Last" the beginning and the end.
Now that would be a surprise to exclaim