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#1130788 - 09/18/17 02:32 PM BURNT BIBLES  
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BURNT BIBLES.

You better whisper, don't shout!
Don't know who's hanging about.
People these days better pause
because you know now there's new laws?
Like those far off days of old
we've got secret priest holes.
Clandestine churches in caves
and this other god to praise
c
They burnt our Bibles, we made more
pulled down our churches, locked their doors
Took away what dignity we had
told us that our ways were bad 
They chose our rights, denied us trial
Then God forbid, they burnt our Bibles


Can't be seen with a crucifix 
if you do punishments quick.
Still hiding not found us yet
farewell brethren we won't forget
Christian Sabbath has been banned
no holding your brothers hand
Christmas, Easter don't exist
no more peace just angry fists
c
They burnt our Bibles, we made more
pulled down our churches, locked their doors
Took away what dignity we had
told us that our ways were bad 
They chose our rights, denied us trial
Then God forbid, they burnt our Bibles


Folks climb mountains for a sign
but there's no Moses this time
God be angry we can't wait
very soon it'll be too late
They've discarded all our clothes
for strange garments which they've chose
Our clocks have returned to zero
please Lord we need a hero

c
They burnt our Bibles, we made more
pulled down our churches, locked their doors
Took away what dignity we had
told us that our ways were bad 
They chose our rights, denied us trial
Then God forbid, they burnt our Bibles


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1130813 - 09/20/17 11:09 AM Re: BURNT BIBLES [Re: Travis david]  
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I like this bit of rebellion Travis.
Makes a point and funny too.

Vic


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#1130817 - 09/20/17 01:02 PM Re: BURNT BIBLES [Re: Travis david]  
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That's me Vic Rebel without a Clue.


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1130893 - 09/22/17 10:59 AM Re: BURNT BIBLES [Re: Travis david]  
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thats a hec of a write Travis, just a note to let you know I was around.. Lane


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#1130915 - 09/22/17 01:22 PM Re: BURNT BIBLES [Re: Travis david]  
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Cheers Lane.
You and I what's happening to this site?


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1130940 - 09/23/17 02:03 AM Re: BURNT BIBLES [Re: Travis david]  
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Travis,

Another great title and strong write. I'd be curious how it translates to song, and will wait patiently to hear it. There's probably an opportunity to smooth out a few of the lines, but just nits all around. Like what you have going on here.

Best regards,

Deej


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