His Dullness

In his consistent doggerel,

he furnishes lists (they are always full)

of those whom he wants to condemn---

always referred to in the sense of "they" or "them."

 

And yet never (no, not even once)

has he failed to play the buffoon or the dunce:

 

his rush to judgement and his urge to coercion

befits a rightser of the King James version;

 

his self-righteousness

is always toward the sum of the least from the less.

 

Even if we believed all these fooleries he likes to tell,

they would be more convincing if he could learn to spell;

but that would require him to open a book,

but he is too lazy to even take a look.

 

Starward

Author's Notes/Comments: 

The eighth line alludes to the English king, James I, who disgraced the Sacramental faith of the Church of England by promising to "harry" (that is, to harass) "out of the land," all those who dissent from thr sacramental practice of the Christian faith.  While I disagree with such denominal sectarians, having spent more than a quarter century among them, I do not think they should be subjected to suppression.

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