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The Sadducees

The Sadducees

Groups of people mingle sit and talk
Relative to and only in this moment
Each their own and given to their own thought
Greeting each other where they frequent
Openness or guarded their talk remains
Remembered or forgotten the trivial and deep
Yesterdays’ baiting tomorrows’ attack and gains
Jumping to conclusions the upper hand to keep
Offer me your name your view your lie
How would I know if any said is true
Nothing said more than to-days’ un-needed alibi
Occasions fresh bait and introductions new
‘twas only saying to see what you would say too
False presentations the unknown truth from who
Lately I have gained acquaintances that don’t fit my shoe
Alas I bite at all the trap thrown from you
Have you ever felt that others will test your word
Every day they proclaim all bigotry and selective their hate
Reasons are their own to never care what is heard
Testing you their aim to later leave nothing to fate
You say you hate them and do to test if I am worthy too.

8.36pm Australian EST 15th March 2011
Copyright Gregory John O’Flaherty

The Sadducees

Gregory John O'Flaherty

Maryborough, Australia

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Artist's Description

I seem to pickup others strange friends while drinking coffee in the High Street of Maryborough, Victoria. Australia.
One bloke, I will not name, has a thing that I am interested in his hates and bigotries.. One day it is the Muslims and all Arabs, the next it is the Catholics. He claims he is a Fundalmentailst Dawinian, aithiest, but his manner and actions make me think all he is doing, besides making an arsehole of himself, is to test everyone else. He seems more interested in those, like me, that put him in his place and critise his racism and bigotry…
I don’t believe a word he says, but he can be sure that I do not like his bigotry, racism, and stupidity.

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