The Sitter, By Brian37

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The Sitter, By Brian37

The Sitter, By Brian37

 

You go out

For the evening

And leave at home

Your toddler

 

In the hands

Of one who you pay

To protect

This precious life

 

But she Tweets

On her Blackberry

While toddler wonders

Finding poison in the kitchen

 

You come home

To find dead child

And the sitter says

It's not my fault

 

I can't interfere

It's not my place

The kid had a choice

That's why he's dead

 

I allowed it

To test you

To see if you would

Remain loyal to me

 

I can do what I want

That is my only promise

To you

I owe no explination

 

You should be happy

That he's dead

A better place

Is his reward

 

Epicurus

Would fire me

And call me inept

Demanding my arrest

 

Holding credulity

In the face of this bankruptcy

You maintain the the staple

Of "faith"s fantasy

 

This is why

I get away with it

Why you wont fire me

Masterful ambiguity

 

I can demand

The mutilation

Of genitals

Calling it virtue

 

I watch you trapped

Underground

For months

And could have intervened

 

I wached

And did not stop

6 million cattle

Slaughtered by SS whims

 

And you still hire me

Because of my promise

Of fictional utopias

You so desperately want to believe

 

Call me next weekend

You have yet another

I will watch that one too

Trust me, I know what I'm doing.

 

If it suits my needs

I might, just might

Save that one

If I feel like it

"We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus -- and nonbelievers."Obama
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Hey Bob, or any mod, if you

Hey Bob, or any mod, if you would, I hit submit before I decided to change the title.

"The Sitter" should be the title of the thread.

And I have a huge fear of losing my post so I have a tendency to hit submit first. I wish there was a way to edit your own op.

 

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Done. 

Done.

 

And nice, btw.  I think problem of evil arguments are great, especially if the person you are talking to is a parent...you can be be emotional and remain rational at the same time.  I like the non-stamp collector stuff about the topic too.

Everything makes more sense now that I've stopped believing.


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mellestad wrote:Done. And

mellestad wrote:

Done.

 

And nice, btw.  I think problem of evil arguments are great, especially if the person you are talking to is a parent...you can be be emotional and remain rational at the same time.  I like the non-stamp collector stuff about the topic too.

Thank you.

"We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus -- and nonbelievers."Obama
Check out my poetry here on Rational Responders Like my poetry thread on Facebook under BrianJames Rational Poet also on twitter under Brianrrs37