To God, I Do Not Pray

May 15, 2012
By KaylinMajor BRONZE, Alta Loma, California
KaylinMajor BRONZE, Alta Loma, California
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Three letters, one word
Indefinite meaning
Controversy, that's all it really has to bring
His name politely kept under your tongue
The lack of proof in his existence itching out from under your thumb
When questioning him is equal to defying him
It leaves no room for free thoughts,
No room for philosophical thinking
His words confining you
Trapped under the weight of the church
Condemned with each and every bible verse
Isn't if funny how forgiveness is what they preach?
And eternal damnation what they teach
Ask me what I think about religion
You'll be asking me about my atheist upbringing

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on May. 17 2012 at 3:56 pm
mindless_dreaming BRONZE, Wyckoff, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint, Cheat and be cheated, and die: who knows? We are ashes and we are dust." -Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 'Maud'

although i believe in God, i really love this poem. it's actually amazing, you're really good at writing and you made some really good points without dragging it on! keep it up :)

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