27 June 2012

More Like Cain


Thou shalt not this

Thou shalt not that

But thou will anyway

Call it free will

I know that I will

There are lies

You want to believe

There are lies

You just can’t

I apologise now

I never loved my neighbour

I repent of eating

Sacred cows

I’ve taken names in vain

And borne false witness

I’m less like Jesus

And more like Cain


illustration by Robert Crumb


1 comment:

  1. What respect the most is poetry that sinks its teeth deep in human nature. Applause