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Category Archive: atheism

Jan 23 2014

Your Chance To Be A (Reality) TV Star

So… I just received an email Sent especially to me; Cos he’d stumbled on my blogging And he’d really like to see If I’d like to take my chances On reality TV, If I’m leaving the religion of my roots Now, he doesn’t get the concept Of a cuttlefish, I think; Never seeking out the …

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Jan 22 2014

This Is Why.

There are moments that pass all too quickly There are moments that linger too long There are times we want heroes rewarded And villains reproved when they’re wrong And so we invented a heaven And so we invented a hell So we could be happy forever And punish our enemies well I wish we could …

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Jan 16 2014

Just Marking Their Territory

Everywhere the big dog goes, he leaves his little sign Alerting all the other dogs, “This property is mine!” “This is mine, and this is mine, and this and this and this!” He makes a claim of ownership, and seals it with a piss He roams the streets and alleyways, and all around the town …

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Jan 15 2014

“What If You’re Wrong?”

So I was looking at a hilarious church/state violation in the news (might write on it tomorrow, so no spoilers), and after a video played, in the “suggested videos” was prominently displayed a video entitled “what if you’re wrong?”. No, I didn’t even look at it; I’ve seen enough. It’s one version of Pascal’s Wager, …

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Jan 13 2014

Let’s Laugh At The Atheists (Or, Motes And Beams)

The atheist churches, where folks get together And kinda do atheist things Where one week you might hear a poetry reading; The next week a music group sings Where some discuss books, or see movies, or plays, And agree, without god, that’s enough— Let’s all point and laugh with derision at them, Cos some like …

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Jan 11 2014

Dammit, I Did It Wrong

My commenters saw through my evil plot: I think, for the year, I will write in prose only; no rhyme and no meter, no scansion, no verse. Iambic pentameter? Perish the notion! We’ll see if my writing gets better… or worse. A year without sonnets, or ballads, or limericks; a year without couplets or bad …

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Jan 08 2014

Satanist, Atheist; Tomayto, Tomahto

The folks at Fox News have been hatin’ on Satan; The thought of him sickens their good Christian hearts A statue? in public? And Gretchen was retchin’, While all of her guests played their usual parts: “That statue’s offensive! It’s hateful! A state full Of Christians would never have voted it in! Majority rules—you don’t …

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Jan 05 2014

Schisms In Atheist Churches: Who Cares?

For a schism in a church You don’t even have to search Splitting up is something churches do quite well When one person’s sacred views Are another’s “pick and choose”, Then they schism (oh, and one will go to hell). Now some atheists, quite oddly Join assemblies (but ungodly) Just a fraction—but it’s one that …

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Dec 30 2013

Paying It Forward…

as per Ophelia… I plagiarized a poet; I Recycled someone’s rhyme; I composed collaborations, Never thinking it a crime It’s the form of my expression; It’s the narrative I choose; It’s the sharing of ideas— Does it really matter whose? Hey, a sonnet is a sonnet, Make the topic what you will— With a rhyming …

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Dec 27 2013

Old Good News Revisited (Or, New Bad News)

Since the topics I write on are vast There’s a chance that good news from the past Might be soon overturned Cos you see, I have learned That Good News may be too good to last. They may or may not both be from today, but that’s when I saw them–two updates on things I …

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