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Poetry

New Religion

Congregate

The atmosphere is electric

some gathered there would say evangelic

as the lights flicker around the evening sky

like acolytes the security guards wait

for the signal to lower the velvet barriers

countdown progresses

as a one hit wonder presses a golden button

with that actress you know off the daily soap opera

and then the worship begins

as the bells ring out

and the dinero fills the tills

as the worshippers take their communion home

in the form of homeware, electricals or fashion

 

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Religion

Is anything sacred ?

Sacred

They’re tearing down temples

for a flash B & B

The places of worship,

they think they are twee.

 

They’re moving the pulpits

to community halls

whilst taking a digger

to break down brick walls

 

In name they call – “Progress”

Its the communities loss

for the one who wont replace it –

is the man they call “Boss”

 

But the leader of worship –

you see – he’s no fool

for the church comes attached

with its very own school

 

So one way or another

the sacred worship will survive

as the church all meets in the school

where together – they thrive.