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Disparaging Has Its Payback

Of little worth or value to have it.
With a doing to implement,
A serving up undeserved disparaging done.
Has its consequences to come.
Like a storm that seems,
On a path directed not to be...
Random at all but selective.
Showing no remorse on its effective course.
As if,
Delivering a payback done to do overdue.

Severe.
As the cost and price increases.
Done to do with interest to receive.
By those who remain,
Faithful and loyal to their steadfast belief...
That God is real and not a myth.
Nor a joke to dismiss to find it funny,
To mock with a kicking around...
The ones already down.
Is a laughable act to perform and applaud.

No!

Evil deeds to perceive them treats.
To stay that way without a price to pay,
Returns to find minds like this...
Hoping a forgiveness to beg for it.
Excuses to forget intentions meant.
And left apologies to express,
As tasteful as receiving peppermint patties...
From those who cemented,
Remembered wickedness.
Yet...
Can not understand to comprehend,
An evilness consciously to do...
Should not have been,
Something to encourage as if to flourish...
In the first place.

'I didn't mean to do what I meant to do.
However...
Since I had been caught,
Deceiving and lieing so much.
Is it possible you can cut me some slack?
Afterall...
I too am a 'Christian'.
With several scriptures I can quote.'

'That's great.
Quote the ones you most love,
For your cellmates.'

'You mean...
INMATES?'

'Inmates.
Cell mates.
Bunk sharers.
Shower partners.
God finders.
Whatever you choose,
To prevent from bending over.
But...
Do not slip on the soap.'

'I done understand that 'analogy!'

'You will.
Like jam.
Enforced upon unbuttered toast!
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