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No. 3200

Forgive My Sins? By C.p. Singleton. (C) 2013 (re-edited) 

Guilt is a torturous emotion.

For those who feel

It with genuine, twisted,

Cut-glass filled stomachs.

Not so for those who can banish

This soured milk darkness

With a shrug of their

Solid square shoulders.

For some there are 

Varnished wooden rooms

Where in a moment, and

A blessing, guilt can be taken.

Is it really so easy to blurt

Out your mortal sins and

Then God will forgive?

Sounds a little too easy.

If I was so inclined I could
Extinguish an innocent life and

Then toddle to a priest

Where all my worries will vanish.

There I can open my mouth,

Spill my not so guilty guts,

Wipe my hands of sin, and

Then relax into my night’s sleep.

Surely more is expected

Than plastic words 

Dropped from floppy lips 

Onto dusty stone floors?

Doesn’t repentance involve

Being genuinely overcome,

On bended, bruised knees, with

Grief and sorrow for your sins?

This haphazard, shoulder shrug

Approach to forgiveness is

Why there are questions for

Constantine’s man-made belief system.

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About Chris42

I am a liar! A maker-uper of stories! If this was the 16 (c) I'd be burned as a witch. Fank goodness it is not, eh?! I have four children: two wonderful girls, a fantastic lad and Leeds United. I have no strict genre. I write children's poetry and stories, to edgy, stronger themes. Up until now I have stored them for my own and my family's viewing. Last year i thought bugger it and starred in several short films. One, Playground, which is on the BBC Film Network, used the monologue that I wrote for the audition. You should've seen the face of the receptionist, of the Manchester hotel, where the audition was being held, as I turned up dressed as the psychopath, Gordon. It got the desired effect! I then moved up to Cumbria and wrote and appeared in several live performances on stage. 2012. A local artist, Kayleigh Richardson, commissioned me to write a poem for her to paint a representation. I sent her, The Rise of the Robot Monkey Army. Kayleigh painted a fantastic piece that blew my mind! From that we are collaborating on the Jacob Bear series of stories. Oh and Two's Company is to published, along with seventeen other Sci Fi short stories as part of a collection. Not a bad start to the, so called, last year of the Earth. Now is the time to show the rest of you. I take my themes wherever i see them, whether in reality or dream-world. I hope you enjoy. If not tell me why. If so tell me why. Many thanks and be safe. So far I have published: Jacob Bear's first Christmas,https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007GK872A (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GK872A (USA) Jacob Bear Goes to School https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007JD3OKY (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007JD3OKY (USA Jacob's First Words https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007VZWPSC (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VZWPSC (USA) Space Here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007H96M90 (UK) &http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H96M90#reader_B007H96M90 The Rise of the Sponge Cake Moon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007WWZ16M (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WWZ16M (USA) © Madstoffa, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

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