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War for My Soul_3

War for My Soul_3

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Published by: JoeyKuhn on Jun 08, 2011
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Oil War, or, The War for My Soul
St. Paul tells me to fight the good fightGlenn Beck tells me to fight the good fightWhat, my friend, can be a good fight?A Zoroastrian clash, legions of feather and ash,where on Olympus, snowy whiteunseen forces fencewith swords and tridentsover head all day and night.Prostrate to some power, dead or alive, plugging stinking spouts in the sand with our noses,we, one million Moslems forced facedowninto prayer mats of desert dirt— a good fight?An oxymoron and a paradoxProducing paroxysms of soul.A triviality, a banality juxtaposed to another mortality.St. Michael the Archangel, defend me in battle, protect me from the wickedness and snares of the devil,and from the furious conflagrations sparked by cell phones while I’m filling up at Exxon-Mobil.O neon Pegasus! O noble gaseous steed!The war is for my soulAnd the war is for the world. No, wait, the war is for money.Could it be a sham war?Could it be that the war is only for A slick, black, glittering liquid?I asked a man, a bum on the street, what he thought of the war.He looked up and said, “There’s a war going on?What for?”Shall I at least set my lands in order?Shall I prostrate myself beforethe Lord?Gooks and crooks in crannies and nookssupposedly burrow and tunnel

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