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Hässlich

Your ideas are
Scattered,
Tainted,
Broken.


No amount of training,
No amount of talking,
No amount of anything
Can change the way you think.


You’re hideous,
You’re selfish,
You’re oblivious,
You’re piggish.


While we strive to save the poor,
You swipe millions for yourself.
While we try to stop war,
You smack peace off the shelf.


You claim to love this country,
Yet you hate everyone in it.


Our rights are stolen
With the wave of your grubby hand.


Do you have no morals?
Do you just not care?


“No love for you!”
You chant,
Dancing wildly
Around your bonfire of animosity.
“Here’s a Bible instead.
That will ‘cure’ you.”


God is crying,
God is moaning,
God is angry,
For you are everything
He hates.


Pro-life?
Ha!
You smash,
Crash
And destroy
Once you have “protected”.


Your crossbow of lies is ready.
Snap,
Crack,
Whip,

Who will you strike next?




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Elizabeth-of-rohanThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jan. 15 at 10:14 pm:
This was very well done.  The words were put together in a way that flowed and made sense.  
 
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SilverStratavare This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 15 at 1:35 pm:
Nice, your poem is vey powerful and well written. I think you make some very good points about religion and the some of the people who practice it.
 
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MarieMeyersThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 15 at 1:17 pm:
I like it. I got this...I don't know, political vibe from it. I love the harsh undertones. Good write!
 
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MasochistThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jan. 15 at 11:50 am:
that was scary, in a good way. I like the comparrison of even God hating him
 
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hailey_miechelle said...
Jan. 14 at 9:09 pm:
This is brilliant. Completely brilliant.
 
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