Chapter 4, verse 1

Holy week, another chance to torment those who seek redemption. Hang your cross of Jesus on the wall ( a double execution) as if crucifixion was not enough…

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Fifteen million and one disciples

Oh many, many and many times more have I knelt before the face of God and asked him, why? and many a more time after that watched death do a pirouette across the kitchen floor, what more what more can a man ask why and what for? I return as a yearning in the heart…

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Tough lodgings

The rough sleepers keeping diaries of near misses and misadventures staying alone and alive living on their wits eschewing assistance except from the social and the occasional good Samaritan. Jesus plays his part, free tea in the park meals at the mission seems god is fishing for converts, but It’s hard to believe in a…

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Nails it

Then we executed a three point turn wanted to go back and to learn but yearning for don’t get things done, ask the son of man he can explain better than I…

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Drums fingers

Before the massacre I have to think about my answer and wonder if or when I’m taken prisoner would I worry then. And the hostage who would pay the ransom? who would free the holy man? If the end is to be seen the bishop takes the queen the king, the rook, what the fuk’s…

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The book of rehearsals

There are demons in the undertow and monsters in my head Paul and Simon at the grave and who did Jesus save? Thomas or so it’s said. Pilate the lunatic has gone on the sick and Herod’s been thrown off the throne Peter went off in retreat and left Mary all on her own. A…

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The supper table

One more cross for the hot cross bun four more nails for the nail gun. On resurrection day they’ll chew spearmint gum for that sweeter smelling breath and when the cave caves in and the sea divides they’ll watch as Jesus sails in, the good lord provides entertainment for all. I’m kneeling and praying for…

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Four more credits for Hades

Don’t give me your sympathy empathy a cup of tea don’t give me anything. Self sufficiency is what I could be if you let me be and to my own devices, but you interfere, well fuck off I don’t want you here I have no need of what you offer. And to think that you…

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That time of year

plum pudding looks good in a custardy coat beer, brandy and for the alcohol free lemonade shandy It’s great that Jesus was born in December the January sales wouldn’t work in September which leads me to think this plan was thought out and that’s what those three wise men are about, but while the turkeys…

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