To The Plastic Christians: What Would Jesus Say About Katrina?
by Rabbit, Fri Nov 03, 2006 at 03:47:07 PM EST
Woe to you ---You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when one becomes one, you make him twice the son of hell as you are.
I'm sure Rove does use the Religious Right; however, King Custer declares not only "divine right," he acts as his own oracle (an analogy so damned obvious, it almost feels original). One thing is certain about the web of the Religious Right; its threads that were connected to the branches of the GOP are being blown away by true conviction and patriotism...
Homosexuality isn't an abomination; there is no evil in the earth except what they're doing to it, and their illusions of "spiritual warfare" have ironically turned against them as the reality that truly thoughtful people think they're just the fools in the King's court.
I heard the exact opposite as a temporary employee in an evangelical church a year and a half ago, and I'm still pissed off about it. I wrote a poem in their services, which later inspired
Looks like I wasn't "saved" by the bigots and their homophobic, environmentally destructive, and paranoid philosophies. Furthermore, I did some "bible study" of my own, while being screamed at with the rest of the audience:
Then Jesus told them, "This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written:
"`I will strike the shepherd,
and the sheep of the flock will be scattered,'"
Here's what I was inspired to compose...
(To the Lakota, a medicine man who charges money or a lodge without a pipe is considered "plastic")
"Thirteenth Moon Of The Lamb"
To The Patriarchy, K.K.K., &
"Blood from your limbs
Sap of my trunk
Crown taken from my cousin,
Tis yours as well.
Near your last hour,
Burning leaves now words -
Storm my breath.
Sit in my fork, O Lamb -
Thy coil hung by men's fear...
Peer into centuries and cry blood."
"A girl stares at a square.
Voices come from below the people,
My eyed are hers.
A man in strange robes
Accuses angels of his iniquities,
Declares war against the land.
Only plagues aren't prejudiced -
Mirrors are invisible to bigotry
Fascists rape children of choice,
Quoting the traitor Paul over me.
Ghosts of dead churches
Whisper scripture to sucklings
Moaning lies about my sacrifice,
Teaching the sword ----
Not the cheek.
Fundamentalists are as fossils,
Unable to alter...
Except by erosion or destruction.
How much more life will perish
Before those fossils erode?
Who breaks their mold by the Word ---
Not the sword?
My apostles failed,
Popes and Kings destroyed my teachings and deny them.
War beats in their hearts which loves the root of evil
-- This do in remembrance of me
-- This do in remembrance of me."
Blood poured from the eyes of the lamb.
Fork to flesh
The ghost of The Lamb crawled ---
Grief grasped his spirit,
Going from the arm of the tree
To the wet chest of the cross...