Steven Taylor

Rookie (6/7/58 / Cleveland, Ohio)

Ted Haggard


this man of faith, this evangelist
this messenger of god
this poster child of christian right
is nothing but a fraud

this champion of causes that
denounced all that was gay
was a heterosexual when at work
and a faggot when at play

i do not think i've ever seen
a bigger hypocrite
he preached by day, got high at night
and engaged in freaky kind of shit

he used the bible and his charm
he lied and he deceived
and i will never understand
why countless folks in him believed

this man of faith, this evangelist
this messenger of god
this poster child of christian right
is nothing but a fraud

11/03/06

Submitted: Saturday, November 04, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, November 02, 2010
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  • Rookie glen still (11/4/2006 2:04:00 PM)

    Steven..a great write indeed...i posted a poem here: 'The Reverend' that you may identify with as well... a 10 from me! thanks for your insight! Glen (Report) Reply

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