Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wandery Wednesday: "Incandescence"

I am angry. Very. Sickeningly. Angry. Incandescent. At a lot of things. Events at my alma mater which have made me realize how truly screwed-up many things are in higher education, particularly in how sexual assault is handled. The political system and the fact that one of the two major parties has a frontrunner endorsed by the KKK while the other is split between an impractical socialist (whose ideals I respect nonetheless) and a career politician who embodies The System. My own failings as a human being. The horrible nature of the world. 

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Your charnel mouth spews hatred
Like Satan's bile.
That's an affront to the father of lies,
To associate him with the foulness you spread in the name of faith.
Judas Iscariot is morally superior to you,
He who betrayed the Christ
For thirty pieces of silver. 
You'd sell the Christ
For thirty seconds of primetime. 
The woman at the well was more an authority on the sanctity of marriage
Than you who blatter about "family values” while indulging in perversion and abuse.
A millstone awaits,
You who shelter molesters because "they repented;"
You who destroy the earth because "the earth and all that is on it is ours;"
You who pick and choose which scriptures to interpret literally and which to ignore, stoning gays but wearing polyester;
You who sacrifice the young and impoverished upon an altar of your greed, an Abraham to generation of Isaacs with no angel to intervene; 
For all your hypocrisies too numerous to name--
Jesus wept. 

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And yet. The light is winning. The light will always win. It must.