Perpetual Sweetness (a poem)

I’ll see you on the other side
Where God makes all things right
After the destruction
Comes the everlasting light

All the things we’ve done
The good and the bad
Are unified and made whole
At last, we understand

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Drug Heaven and Hell (a poem)

It’s in our nature to rebel
And no cross can hold us down

In the empty church, the pastor screams
We all think it’s quite obscene
Then we tear the place down
Burn every last fucking piece to the ground

My mother told me Jesus would save me
And I thought of this as I put the needle
Deep in my skin and felt utter bliss
Who needs Jesus when you have
Drug heaven that turns into hell?

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Daily Quote: How to Find Heaven

“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.” – Carrie Fisher

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Alt-Psalm #3 (a poem)

how awesome is the LORD Most High?

we shower Him with praise

thinking of halcyon days

while preparing for

a new heaven on earth

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When I Die (a poem)

When I die, I want to go quietly – free from the miseries

of my body breaking down, organs sickened,

cutting off life as drift away.

When I die, I want to wake in a better world,

away from earth’s torments + the adverse emotions

gurus say we must bear.

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What Heaven Looks Like (a poem)

You forget there are places like this:

A quiet bay with still water and a wide expanse,

the sun shining in a cloudless blue sky, and

seagulls calling overhead.

From the sandy shore, you watch the old man

cast a fishing net and the teenagers lounging

with headphones on.

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