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Tell Me Who Do You Say That I Am

oh my Good Lord for Christ’s sake who have you become a well-known carpenter who suffered on his own cross put nails in his own coffin a shepherd who lost to his flock beggar man in rags once caring and sharing kindness and love so the story goes but you caved in to prolonged abuse misrepresented disavowed on the altar of religious deceit you presided over wars subjugation poverty and holocaust must have cried thousands of tears in horrible agony dying all over the planet again once more and forever they made you a star a celebrity icon poster boy idol forgot in the process that actions shout louder than words attached hypocrisy bigotry philistine culture to your name now you dwell unrecognisably in bourgeoise falsification in a shallow grave of history that spits on your genius you were once so great had such wonderful ambition so much so that if you had not existed we’d have created a human being with such vision to ease self-imposed pain your thorny crown has wilted on the spread sheet of time a relic and artifact an illustration of vast compassion we lost you in the fields of Flanders on our crusades in the chambers of Auschwitz when we showed truths about humankind and the punitive evil of our souls yet a statue of the Madonna rests next to a lean Buddha on the fireplace surround in my heart and the hearth hellfire maybe but I have not forgotten your meaning 04th Amy 2021 Tell Me, Who Do You Say That I Am Poetry Contest Sponsor Mystic Rose Rose

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Date: 5/20/2021 5:58:00 PM
Also wrote and dedicated a poem to you Mnr in regards to your biography comment Critical of Dogma called This 1 is Dedicated to for you KMN. I hope you find it alright or ok as it inspired me and touched a nerve left it ambiguous and your full name out just incase you didn't.
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Date: 5/20/2021 5:21:00 PM
I wrote a poem called Surreal Star's Visceral Dreams. If you get a chance to check it out please will take the time to read it please Michael. It's one of my favorite memories of my time in S.A. Can't wait for the Lion's v Boks Saam met a lekker braai , chop and crate of castles
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 5/21/2021 11:55:00 AM
Cheers Kai you can find it my mate if you click on or under my best of poems it's inbetween there somewhere
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Kai Michael Neumann
Date: 5/21/2021 7:15:00 AM
I can't find that poem of yours. When did you post it? I have moved on to Spain with my South African wife. Cannot wait tos visit friends and family again, once the travel restrictions are lifted.
Date: 5/20/2021 5:03:00 PM
Class Kai Just clicked on your biography after reading your rugby poem. Love you work and now relate to it with even greater depth . Many similarities Bru
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