Black Poetry : The Rupture

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  1. YeshuJah

    YeshuJah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    amidst the sackcloth and ashes of lies
    and the battle of ever present whys
    questioning hands implore the skies
    shedding tears generations before cried
    over wrongs buried beneath sighs
    replayed before unbelieving eyes

    The oppressor finds it easy to oppress,
    yet feels deeply wronged when summoned
    to the throne of distress-
    feigns righteous indignation
    for current situations,
    but would, if self purpose dictated,
    spit upon the carcasses
    of those wooed in the courts of coerced resolutions-
    Power wielded in the name of freedom's reverence
    becomes the cloaked dagger stuck in the backs
    of enemies newly baptized as friends.

    How long will we let this go on?
    The hymn of revolution is universally sung,
    at morning fires of devotees without hope;
    in the tabernacles of hunger it is the only dope.
    Must the feet of the weary forever trod the winepress
    for the gain of they who never tend the vine
    but who sated with the madness of new wine
    ride rough shod over cries ascended on high
    their stirrups dipped in floods of fluent blood?

    I digress-
    to give thanks and praise to the gods of my bank account,
    though worshippers are few these days
    in the pews of stocks and bonds now defunct-
    In GOD we trust.
    But can GOD trust us?
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    wow!!!

    can GOD trust us......as we trust in he !? hummm!!