|god is dead (standard:poetry, 127 words)|
|Author: Victor D. Lopez||Added: Jun 21 2013||Views/Reads: 2304/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|This is a free verse poem with tongue somewhat planted in cheek about the self-centeredness, narcissism and unearned arrogance of modern society that looks neither to the past nor to the future for aspirational values or meaningful goals, but only inward,|
[This poem has previously appeared under the title "The Gospel Revisited"] god is dead he died of a bad review in The New York Times that accused him of being a fascist and a prude he is being replaced by a new non-sectarian trinity of Me Myself and I all of whom are free to kill god and say god is dead god dead is dead is god is god dead I think I have heard somebody suggest (and therefore I have) that the Department of Health is soon to issue new and improved antiexistentialistdespairpills free of charge to every adult man and woman sitting in front of his/her TV/Smart Phone/Computer waiting for godot From Of Pain and Ecstasy: Collected Poems (C) 1977, 2011 Victor D. Lopez Tweet
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