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Pope Francis

Pope Francis's belief in the Almighty
has been brought to serious question,
when, on his speech on Origins, 
the Bible received nary a mention -
save for a passing glance at Genesis.
His credibility has dwindled rather perilous
it seems - considering, of course, Catholicism's 
typical rep of condemning holy writ to ostracism.
The acolytes "explode" with his
acceptance of Naturalism,
Evolution and Bigbangerism.
In a pinch he waved his magician's wand
and pronounced all prior blasphemies - gone!
God - he stated - has no such pointy stick
of which to create all, with a simple flick
of his wrist. The Almighty has limits
and shall conform to Francis's rigid
interpretation, thereof. He tips his hat
in one last show of priestly decorum:
I wish you all a most bless-ed
novus ordo seclorum.

NOTE: The term "novus ordo seclorum" is Latin for "New World Order". If you ever forget how to say it, or spell it, just pick up any American federal reserve note - it'll be right under the pyramid with the all-seeing eye.


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  1. Date: 11/26/2014 9:29:00 PM

    Timothy, I really don't know what to say, Have a Happy Thanksgiving eve
  1. Date: 11/26/2014 9:51:00 AM

    I have not heard this until now so I will reserve judgement until I learn more.
  1. Date: 11/26/2014 8:49:00 AM

    Wow! Timothy....this is quite a courageous post. Yes. I understand some of these issues that you mention. I haven't delved into it, but I understand he has some thoughts that do not go with my belief system. You have worded things so very well here. Bigbangerism...what a word. Hope you don't get into too much trouble, my dear. hugs
  1. Date: 11/26/2014 12:20:00 AM

    I don't know much about the pope. so he is supporting evolution? Verrrrry interesting.
  1. Date: 11/25/2014 10:40:00 PM

    The great Pope rides in a little car. Very thoughtful poem you wrote here.
  1. Date: 11/25/2014 9:55:00 PM

    Light Poetry magazine has accepted a couple of my poems, some time ago. I'm also published in a now defunct California poetry magazine, as well as The Little Red Leaf book of International Poetry, but my poem there is serious not humorous. I've also five of my own books of poem published at my expense, and five books of translations of Maritials latin epigrams which are still on hold. What I mean by contradictions I will get to tomorrow. It's late where I'm at and my eyes are tired.
  1. Date: 11/25/2014 8:39:00 PM

    Nude all the time…I don't think so. Glad you enjoyed the poem. Thanks for the stop. / M
  1. Date: 11/25/2014 8:33:00 PM

    I've written one on the man but held back from posting it. Some great lines in this work of yours, but many contradictions, too. Love your word "Bigbangeris." The analogy with a hot temper popped into my head some time ago. Thought I'd post it. Thanks for reading it, and happy to have you back. / M