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Author Name: Freependeriki 1 Comments
Date Added: April 18, 2012 00:04:23 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Doctrine and Delusion
A fragment of truth snatched
and broken from all we hear
That thought evolves to hard belief
We distil our own creation
and hone a doctrine's hard strictures
Oh...and that belief creates a God
who we worship as the only way
To be destroyed in a moment of doubt
or a single instant of denial
There in the cold light of yearning
hammered in forges of ignorance
this spawn of hard delusion
holds but one view of the world
that God's power and glory
can and will justify evil means

Do footfalls mark passing tragedy
As this cold God of Tears dies
Hold against a Bishop's deadly kiss
as Tyrants stride a battered land
and slaves still bow in chains
Hunters still run down the prey
and mothers weep for children lost
to the bitter winds of averice
We kneel and hang eternity
on the words of kings and prelates
But belief in the consummation
of a long forgotton promise
makes us look to barren skies
for yet another Saviour
to save wayward souls

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Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on April 18, 2012 10:20:00 AM Report


 Once again.... Your words speak out like echos always talking in the winds

of time and life as some have known it.... Promises broken half truths ..

people still in bondage....Looking for someone to save them

 You always touch my heart with your wisdom....

 Always ~ She Whispers





 


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