So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter (2 Thess. 2:15). Guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the godless chatter and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge, for by professing it some have missed the mark as regards faith (1 Tim. 6:21-22).

Friday, October 28, 2016

and so streams the red

and so streams the red
into tear-filled eyes;
men broken by violence
console women who comfort children
who know not why the cost
of an embrace is so high.

what is fed into the minds of the lost
by wicked men
becomes a heart of hate;
false prophets deliver the young
into the hands of Abaddon

young men are most prone;
no words need be spoken
to the mothers and fathers
who have lost sons and daughters
to a cult of death

it is not known what will become
of the souls of the lost,
souls fleeing bodies ripped apart,
explosions tearing bystanders
away from the sight of the living.

and so streams the red.

28.10.16 ij

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