Where God Ain't

He was just a little boy in the week on the first day.
He was wandering home from Sunday School and dawdling along the way.
He scuffed his shoes into the grass. He found a caterpillar.
He found a fluffy milkweed pod, and blew out all its filler.

A bird's nest in a tree overhead, so wisely placed on high,
Was just another wonder that caught his eager eye.
A neighbor watched his zig-zag course and called him from his lawn.
He asked him where he'd been and what was going on.

I've been to Bible School," he said, and turned a piece of sod.
He picked up a wiggly worm, replying: "I've learned a lot about God"
"M'm, very fine way," the neighbor said, "for a boy to spend his time.
If you will tell me where God is, I'll give you a brand new dime."

Quick as a flash the answer came, nor were his words faint.
"I'll give you a dollar, Mister, if you can tell me where God ain't. "