Treasure Island

James B. Earley

(5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

Jesus Wept


Fiscal Conservatism
Blatantly destroying
Social consciousness
While piously drawing

Parallels of righteousness
To its Christian views..
As the mantra of Christ
..Is hypocritically abused
*
*
Got Jesus in a quandary
...Scratching his head
Questioning the wisdom
Of rising from the dead

...And wondering aloud
'Ought I simply adjourn
Whose idea....after all
..That I should ever return'


Author's Note:
"What an ironic tragedy that an affluent, "Christian" minority in the world continues to hoard its wealth while hundreds of millions of people hover on the edge of starvation! "
― Ronald J. Sider, Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger

Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Edited: Saturday, June 21, 2014

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  • Christian Hudak (6/19/2014 12:37:00 PM)

    Wow, beautiful poem! Short, but the farthest thing from simple! Truly great (:
    I invite you to check out some of my own, and leave any advise for me as a writer, I would greatly appreciate it!

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