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A Psalm of Sarah

By Becky Garrison


1 The atheist is my enemy, he knows nothing.


2 I make him lie down in gray prisons,
I beat him till he gives in,


3 I kick in his soul.
I whip him toward the right paths
for Jesus' name's sake.


4 Even though liberals deny
the existence of my Lord and Savior
I will fear no evil,
for God supports me so;
his rod and his staff,
will punish them.


5 God ordained a table before me

in the presence of these infidels.

I beat his head with iron;

his blood overflows.


6 Surely God's judgment and love will follow

all the days of my life,

and I will dwell in the house that is White


27 May 2014

Becky Garrison's seven books include Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, and Red and Blue God, Black and Blue Church (Publishers Weekly Starred Review). Follow her current projects via twitter @Becky_Garrison

See also: A Psalm for the Tea Party