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Playing God

Hate isn't healing
Too often it's killing
And feelings aren't spared in the process of stealing a life
Stealing a father, a mother, a sister, a brother, a daughter, a son, a husband, or wife
Or maybe just stealing a friend
In the end what you take is a person connected
By strands of affection protected by nothing
But pure unconditional love
And when hearts are infected
And words are inflected
With currents of loathing
Indirectly imposing
The booming voice of some being above
It's these people you hurt
Not just the ones in the dirt
Who feel the effect
Of your hate indirectly
Connecting when push comes to shove
You call me a monster
A monster that loves?
Seems kind of silly to me
Practice your preaching
Or risk only reaching
An audience too blind to see
Tolerance doesn't imply your support
It only requires you do not cavort
As the only opinion worth holding
And when your values conflict
With more sensible edict
Forego the sociopolitical molding
You see people are people
And no sultry steeple
Should try to impose on us all
Because every dictator
And God imitator
Deserves his inevitable fall
Woo! Late night poetry rant!
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AutumsMoon Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012   Traditional Artist
Eventually i want to draw this one but i want to get your personal background views on this so i have a stronger idea for a sketch. : )
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DevonEaton Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'm an atheist. I don't judge others for their choices, but I don't care for any idea to try and elevate itself above others, hence this poem.
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WhatIsBeauty1 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, this is so amazing.
You sincerely have a way with words. <3

I so agree with everything you've said in this.
I couldn't have put it better myself.
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Eyrai Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
It's yours? :O Damn! Soo cool!
You Have talent man! Keep doing this!
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DevonEaton Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Yep, all mine! Wrote it while sitting on my computer annoyed at some idiot on the internet who was trying to re-merge government and religion. Glad you like it!
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Eyrai Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
Yeah! I did!
Honest with you... some parts i dint understand, but dont worry about it... I not english man xD And lazy one in classes XD

You know... Drawing in tables or making music with pencils xD
That is me! xD
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