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Selling False Sermons

February 8, 2013
By Trace.C.Schuelke PLATINUM, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Trace.C.Schuelke PLATINUM, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
26 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Secrets are secrets for a reason, and some do not wish to see them uncovered. Especially when the secrets are particularly unseemly..."

Please feed me your salacious lies, Oh Holy Father.
Tell me you absolve all my sins with your forked tongue.
Your serpentine mindset will eat away at those who pray to the God you've made.
So let me ask, if you're so devout, why'd you try to control your flock?

Silence your words. Don't let fallacy drip from your tongue.
Come and see the propaganda party that you're hosting.
Don't you tell me that you're holy,
When you're an anagram for evil.
Kill their minds. You'll surely be so satisfied.

In the perilous parish, we're met with sets of walking contradictions.
We've got a holy man without a plan.
A bethel of the blind.
And I, for one, refuse to bow to the sound of the doldrums dousing the chants.
And I, for one, won't tolerate this.
If the setting was a prison, you'd all be behind bars

Late at night, you can hear a haunting voice echo through the belfry.
It whispers tales of simpler times, long before they invaded with their lies.
It tells of preachers who actually preached,
And of ministers with their minds set in their faith in favor of their checkbook.
Check the records, buddy.
Compared to them, you're just a bumbling heretic.

Oh Holy Father, may I ask?
What drove you down this sinners path?
Oh Holy Father, may I ask?
Why do you say you can't go back?

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on Jan. 23 2016 at 11:55 pm
Allen. PLATINUM, Palo Alto, California
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Favorite Quote:
[i]No matter how much people try to put you down or make you think other things about yourself, the only person you can trust about who you really are is you[/i] -Crusher-P

I love this, oh my gosh. It's so well written and clear. We need more poetry like yours ; u ;

on Apr. 1 2013 at 4:20 pm
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 433 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

wow i don't know whether to scream and run away or love it

on Mar. 2 2013 at 12:15 am
EnnaGirl SILVER, Sacramento, California
9 articles 2 photos 58 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be the change you want to see in the world
- Ghandi

its so creepy and strange..... i like it!!! nice job  

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on Feb. 15 2013 at 8:00 pm
Hannabug GOLD, Winona, Minnesota
10 articles 0 photos 141 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the Divine." Ludwig van Beethoven

Sadly, this poem is very true.... :(