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Sonnets XCVIII-C

Sonnets XCVIII-C Willy Nilly by Michael R. Burch for the Demiurge aka Yahweh/Jehovah Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly? You made the stallion, you made the filly, and now they sleep in the dark earth, stilly. Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly? Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly? You forced them to run all their days uphilly. They ran till they dropped— life’s a pickle, dilly. Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly? Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly? They say I should worship you! Oh, really! They say I should pray so you’ll not act illy. Isn’t it silly, Willy Nilly? Published by The New Formalist, Poet’s Corner, The Road Not Taken, Charlie Hebdo Poetry I’ve got Jesus’s face on a wallet insert by Michael R. Burch for the Religious Right I’ve got Jesus’s face on a wallet insert and “Hell is for Queers” on the back of my shirt. And I uphold the Law, for grace has a Flaw: the Church must have someone to drag through the dirt. I’ve got ten thousand reasons why Hell must exist, and you’re at the top of my fast-swelling list! You’re nothing like me, so God must agree and slam down the Hammer with his Loving Fist! For what are the chances that God has a plan to save everyone: even Boy George and Wham!? Eternal fell torture in Hell’s pressure scorcher will separate *****from Man. I’m glad I’m redeemed, ecstatic you’re not. Did Christ die for sinners? Perish the thought! The “good news” is this: soon My Vengeance is his!, for you’re not the lost sheep We sought. What Would Santa Claus Say? by Michael R. Burch What would Santa Claus say, I wonder, about Jesus returning to kill and plunder? For he’ll likely return on Christmas Day to blow the bad little boys away! When He flashes like lightning across the skies and many a homosexual dies, when the harlots and heretics are ripped asunder, what will the Easter Bunny think, I wonder? “And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.” (So much for grace according to Revelation 2:23, where Jesus, or someone speaking for him, vows to personally murder children for their mother’s sins!) Published by Lucid Rhythms, Poet’s Corner and translated into Czech by Vaclav ZJ Pinkava Keywords/Tags: God, Demiurge, Yahweh, Jehovah, Jesus, Christ, Christian, Bible, pray, prayer, hell, heaven, Judgement, salvation, lost, church, law, grace, redeemed, sin, sinners, Christmas

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