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If Life is Really Short… A Spoken Word Piece

14 Aug

If life is really short,
Then perhaps we shouldn’t distort The Message,
shouldn’t concort our rage in purported platforms and stages… always working against good and God,
leaving out what we should do for what we want to do,
Never mind we play the fools-
Pooling in masses,
Making the worst passes at any
and every granted opportunity;

Oh its hot so nudity gives,
Oh its cold so immorality gives-
We really are good at this, aren’t we?

If life’s really short,
Maybe stupidity needs to meet its maker,
Maybe common and sense need to marry,
Maybe nothing else matters;
Not new Gospel hits
or prosperity gospel-your seed for a vitz,
Maybe the only modeling we need to do
Is Christlikeness
and the only thing that needs to get into shape
is our wretchedness …
For our righteousness is as filthy rags,
And if that isn’t enough to bug us,
Perhaps we are some dry bones in the valley
In dire need of Fresh breath in our lungs,
The Holy Spirit to revive and work our conscience.

If life is really short,
then perhaps the only thing that needs to be on billboards is The Message…
Not faces and laces or drinks and the Sphinx:
just The Message.

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.

Think about it.

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12 Comments

Posted by on August 14, 2012 in Prose

 

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12 responses to “If Life is Really Short… A Spoken Word Piece

  1. Waringa Jay

    August 14, 2012 at 08:32

    I love it, so powerful and frank. Painstakingly so true.. The 2nd stanza tells it all. The closing wraps it all in summary..

     
  2. renson

    August 14, 2012 at 08:49

    Another great one!!!thank you for posting

     
  3. Suki

    August 14, 2012 at 10:30

    Brilliant!!!
    Word…

     
  4. Dave

    August 14, 2012 at 11:19

    Always a blessing 🙂
    Baraka

     
  5. makagutu

    August 14, 2012 at 11:29

    The poetry is awesome. The message……

     
  6. Mumbi

    August 14, 2012 at 12:59

    The message, a blessing

     
  7. Chrodeny Topher (@TopherChrodeny)

    August 15, 2012 at 09:01

    The Alien speaks truth again

     
  8. Kendi

    August 22, 2012 at 06:02

    Brilliant….yes indeed, maybe common and sense need to marry?

     
  9. Michael

    August 28, 2012 at 11:00

    Brilliant !!

     
  10. cornell

    August 31, 2012 at 17:25

    Reblogged this on Alien Citizens.

     
  11. makagutu

    September 1, 2012 at 15:34

    Allow me to add another observation here, life really ain’t short. What do we compare it with? Each of us live the longest lives we could have, others may think we died too young, but once we are dead we have no such conceptions!
    So I think, we must start living to the fullest every single day since as the say “you can’t step on the same water twice”.

     
  12. emmanuelensis

    March 7, 2013 at 07:47

    Reblogged this on emmanuelensis and commented:
    I’d like to hear this performed, or perform something like it myself.

     

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