The converted

I’ve seen Jerusalem
full of Holy Men
and Babylon
where some had gone
to let off steam,
this I have truly seen.

Truth.

If every parable had
been edible
they could have fed more.

just saying as I do
something that you
already knew..

..and I’ve known Catholics
with Kalashnikovs
Protestants
with nine mil glocks

Religion is the army now
the fatting of the calf
the sacred cow
and
somewhere
I’d be shot for writing this
but
if you’ve kissed the feet of god
it doesn’t fucking matter.

© 2016, John Smallshaw.