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Thanking Judas

 

We have become

busy busy busy

You need to work

don’t you

 

And the challenges

take all our Time

just a moment

please a moment

 

to breathe

In out in out in out

Damn right I took

the silver!

 

We all did

Better to eat than to believe

not a popular opinion

ask your neighbor

 

When you are hungry

it happens more often

these days and the eyes

guarding Heaven

 

Are more fierce

Garuda maybe with multitudes

of wing in every corner

Not your paradise

 

But His

The sicarii everywhere

just this deal

and BOOM so dies a stranger

 

Bodies piled to the sky

do you really think we’re safe

here under another sunrise

at the end of faux sacrifices

 

Thank Judas

without his modernity

another desert preacher

forgotten in the sand

 

our long held assumptions

violated all Angels of capital

no more than humans

leaving fate in our hands.

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without his modernity

another desert preacher

forgotten in the sand

 

I heard one commenter/theologian say that Jesus may very well have asked him to do it. But, if JC was the thorn in the side to the Empire and the Temple hierarchy, why would Judas have to point him out to those Roman soldiers?

 

We all did

 

Tru dat. Nothing to offend here. :)

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abstrect-christ

I heard recently on an episode of Ancient Aliens that Lucifer is the working mans god(though obv. for different reasons). This just proves it.

 

:-8) I like it.

 

and isn't the roman empire presented as a disinterested glass house society much like a modern day republican or tea party is?

The ignorance that accompany's that individual mindset might explain some things marti.

Pinhead

"Unbearable, isn't it? The suffering of strangers, the agony of friends.

There is a secret song at the center of the world, Joey, and its sound is like razors through flesh."

Joey

"I don't believe you."

Pinhead

"Oh come, you can hear its faint echo right now. I'm here to turn up the volume.

To press the stinking face of humanity into the dark blood of its own secret heart."

"There's a starving beast inside my chest
playing with me until he's bored
Then, slowly burying his tusks in my flesh
crawling his way out he rips open old wounds

When I reach for the knife placed on the bedside table
its blade reflects my determined face
to plant it in my chest
and carve a hole so deep it snaps my veins

Hollow me out, I want to feel empty"
-- "Being Able To Feel Nothing" by Oathbreaker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBPy3xNwwL8

"Sky turns to a deeper grey

the sun fades by the moon

hell's come from the distant hills

tortures dreams of the doomed

and they pray, yet they prey

and they pray, still they prey"
-- "Still They Prey" by Cough

https://soundcloud.com/relapserecords/sets/cough-still-they-pray

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Another most interesting piece of work. :smile:

The eagle of Rome and Praetorians were probably as hateful and oppressive in their day as Hitler's swastika and SS zealots. The human ability to conceive and effect change by an idea is reflected in the strength and support of respective religions. People who had nothing, sought spiritual belief to give meaning to a grim existence. But whichever way the pendulum swings, human nature being what it is, everything is still about power and control. Geoff

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  • 3 weeks later...

Thanks for the commentary all! Glad it inspired a bit of thought. Working some things out haven't been writing @ my usual frenetic pace- But am glad my 'momentary poetry' still has a little resonance;-)

 

Juris

thegateless.org Come on over and check out my poetry substack y'all;-) Or if your bored, head to the Zazzle store: https://www.zazzle.com/store/gateless. If you buy anything I lose a bet, so consider that before you violate the digital rules.

 

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I heard one commenter/theologian say that Jesus may very well have asked him to do it. But, if JC was the thorn in the side to the Empire and the Temple hierarchy, why would Judas have to point him out to those Roman soldiers?

 

and isn't the roman empire presented as a disinterested glass house society?

 

The eagle of Rome and Praetorians were probably as hateful and oppressive in their day as Hitler's swastika and SS zealots.

 

 

I don't think Jesus asked him to do it, but maybe that's the way it had to be (i.e. the will of the Father)? I'm sure Jesus poked at the hornet's nest the way only someone who is called to martyrdom is likely to do, but in the context of that entire behemoth, the Roman Empire, he was probably marginalized to the point where he needed to be pointed out to its footsoldiers. The Romans didn't fear Jesus, they killed him. They didn't care who one worshipped -- there were infinite "gods" among the masses -- so long as he asked for permission, which is something Jesus wouldn't do. After all, asking the state for permission when it comes to who one worships is essentially worshipping the state.

 

Great job on the poem, Juris. It provoked an interesting discussion.

 

Tony

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