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The Devil Can Cite Scripture For His Purpose

To the Dove World Outreach Center and Westboro Baptist Church At the Sunday gospel meeting Coded words of hate repeating Welcome in if you're Caucasian Enter not if black or Asian Sheeple purple Kool-Aid drinking For the ones who do their thinking Giving up their right to question For a soothing mind possession You'll take no vino with the host It might offend the Holy Ghost So you'll save your Ray-Bans for The covered drive-thru liquor store Come sit upon the front row pews Be born again to hate the Jews All brother this and sister that Unless you wear a bishop's hat You handle snakes and speak in tongues But you can't even spell in one You know a single Spanish phrase And that's "Habla usted ingles?" You can abuse that Venezuelan While you worship Sarah Palin Who can stoke your fiery yearning For a little Koran burning You're the lily of the valley At the LGBT rally In the spirit charismatic And the gun on automatic Time to do some holy rolling Just outside your place of polling In each verse and chapter quoting Clear instructions for your voting * Title is from The Merchant of Venice - Act 1, Scene 3

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Date: 5/23/2014 4:24:00 PM
Roy, I heartily enjoyed all the clever and poetic invectives you hurled verse by verse with this one.Enthralling all the put-downs of all the off-puts and very right reverends of erroneous doctrine. Overall, this is magnificent. And congratulations too.
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Date: 5/22/2014 8:42:00 AM
Thoughtful, clever and wonderful writing Roy - Congrats!
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Date: 5/22/2014 1:21:00 AM
taunting , beautiful piece that provokes, roy.. special kudos to you for a top award.. huggs
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Date: 5/21/2014 10:32:00 PM
Great write Roy,,, i really love this quote,,,n what a wonderful way to make it true,,, congrats on huge win !
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Date: 5/21/2014 10:30:00 PM
Great write Roy,,, i really love this quote,,,n what a wonderful way to make it true,,, congrats on huge win !
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Date: 5/21/2014 5:51:00 PM
What an awesome read, and win indeed :) Thank you for sharing
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Date: 5/21/2014 3:16:00 PM
Congratulations on your well deserved win, Sir Jerden!!! :O))
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Date: 5/21/2014 9:44:00 AM
Roy, I like the Sarah Palin, verse... Congrats, in Frank's contest... SKAT
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Date: 5/17/2014 10:05:00 AM
Roy, I think you pretty well skewered and roasted them all. Great win.
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Date: 5/17/2014 8:01:00 AM
I'm not aware of the contest but I am aware of a brilliant piece when I read it. This is an outstanding piece. I am truly impressed. Which poem did you enter into Charlottes contest ???
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Roy Jerden
Date: 5/17/2014 8:56:00 AM
Merci, mon ami. The one in Charlotte's contest was Poetic Typing. It was a burlesque, meant to to break the rules, hopefully in a funny way. Cheers, Roy
Date: 5/16/2014 11:57:00 PM
This poem is so awesome Roy. Written with your stylish lambent wit. I loved it! Congratulations on your WELL deserved Number One spot!
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Date: 5/16/2014 10:43:00 PM
Very powerful words of truth. You are not afraid to tell it like it is, and I admire that. Well done, Roy! Congratulations on a first place win!
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Date: 5/16/2014 7:16:00 AM
Congratulations on your first place win with this amazing write! lori
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Date: 5/16/2014 12:03:00 AM
This has to be one of my favorite poems now. I love it and congratulations!
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Date: 5/15/2014 9:05:00 PM
Wow!!! You tell it like it is! way to go Roy. Congrat's on your OH SO WELL DESERVED FIRST PLACE. Lainie
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Date: 5/15/2014 8:48:00 PM
wowowow, now i see how you got such a high placement. this is brilliant, my friend absolutely among the best I saw on the list just now. congrats for a very well deserved win. Love the Sara palin line. Did you ever see that hilarious movie where this English dude pretends to be from Kakakistan and visits the US as though doing a documentary. The churches he visited were SO much like these described here.
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Roy Jerden
Date: 5/15/2014 9:02:00 PM
You're thinking of Borat with Sacha Cohen. He is outrageous. I almost couldn't watch all his next movie, Bruno, because of some the outrageous parts.
Date: 5/15/2014 7:22:00 PM
Roy your poem nailed a lot of truth in its telling, I learned a long time ago you can't reason with insanity..congrats on a well deserved win
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Date: 5/15/2014 6:58:00 PM
A first place win, well earned. A wonderful wisdom filled piece. Congratulations. Love, Joyce
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Date: 5/15/2014 4:39:00 PM
You brought down some hell, fire, and brimstone on those who quote Christ while hating the creations of God. It's brilliant poetry Roy, congrats on your winner!
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