Below is the poem entitled The Commandments of the Golden Calf which was written by poet
Harman. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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1)...... Marry someone of your religion and status, bringing the families together.
A. It keeps harmony in the distribution of power and increases both families
potential for Profitable ventures.
2)...... A wife is to be a virgin and stay faithful.
A. If either of these are broken she is dangerous to the sexual possessiveness of
her husband, and may wound him, making him unable to focus on
profitable ventures, thus weakening the family.
3)...... Love is a commitment to family and service to focus on profitable ventures and
4)...... A woman’s role is to raise the offspring, and service their husbands sexual needs.
5)...... A man’s role is to dutifully work hard to make the family strong and powerful.
6)...... The lower class must be taught to submit to the hierarchy.
7)...... The lower class must be taught to oppress sex drive as unwanted children are a
burden on the ruling class’ profits.
8)...... Women are more easily controlled and must be taught with harsh judgment that
unmarried sex is unacceptable.
9)...... Pay the middle class well, as they will defend you blindly as they become
addicted to the hierarchy.
10).... Build church’s to whatever Gods they worship and assure them they are going to
heaven as long as they do not have children they can not care for and conform.
to the status quo.
In times of struggle with the people, buy all the gold, as it is my body, and keep it the most
beloved metal, this is how you worship me in times of need. Diamonds are my eyes and
make bonds with them, of purity.
Follow these rules and the Golden Calf will always keep your family strong.