The Promised Land: part two

Far, far away from testosterone fuelled
Men wielding AK-47s, machetes and driven
By religion, poverty, despair
England complacently slumbers.

Far,far away from the bitter legacy
Of God’s divine disasters
Hurricane, earthquake, tsunami
England complacently charitable.

Far, far away from extremists preaching
The certainties of misunderstood philosphies,
Misunderstood religion, misunderstood economics
England complacently agnostic.

Far, far away Jerusalem is seen and worshipped
England that green and pleasant land is
God’s Promised Land
Complacently drifting on history’s tides.

(Chris)

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Poetry, Religion and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to The Promised Land: part two

  1. Peter Baxendale says:

    A thoughtful and well-honed use of eloquent words,Chris.
    Peter

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s