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by Lloyd Lofthouse
Thursday, December 24, 2009
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A double loss.

As a child, I believed in
The tooth fairy,

The Godchild in the manger,
The Devil,
Santa Claus,
Resurrection and

The Easter Bunny.

We were Catholics then
Attending Sunday mass
Being forgiven
and sinning again
The next week
To be forgiven again
and always dropping money
In the collection box

At Church to support
A wealthy religion with a billion members,
The largest landowner on earth.

At twelve, my mother
shattered my American innocence
By becoming a Jehovah Witness
and the celebrations ceased.
I think I understand why
My dad,
George Washington,
John Adams,
Thomas Jefferson,
Benjamin Franklin
and Thomas Payne
Believed in God
but not religions.

Our Hart, Elegy for a Concubine

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Reviewed by lois christensen 10/16/2014
Listening to talk radio 580 last nite when I couldn't sleep - it's subject was Santa claus, etc, and the radio announcer stays on the radio all holidays cause so many people are very alone and lonely. His attitude is so great and comforting.
Reviewed by Bennett Kremen 12/26/2009
Yes, our vises and virtues reside in us and not in the machination of powerful churchs and their very well fed leaders.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/25/2009
Amen to that, Lloyd! I completely agree. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Carin Spirit 12/24/2009
This is exactly what I'm saying. Thank you.

Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 12/24/2009
There is most likely need for all of them, to accomodate all our human needs, but I draw the line, when power structures, such as organized religions, abuse their power when entering into political arenas, or pseudo type shams, that demean the very belief they are supposed to uphold. As Juliet said, well written. Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 12/24/2009
Reviewed by Juliet Waldron 12/24/2009
Yes, and it needs to be said over and over again! There is divinity, but The Divine is not to be found inside any organizational structure. I love the way this winds rhythmically up and then steps down--rap-rap-rap--making points all the way.

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Lloyd Lofthouse

Running with the Enemy

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Crazy is Normal a classroom exposé

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My Splendid Concubine, 3rd edition

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  1. G R A S S
  2. Words Will Never Express How Lucky I am to
  3. Love is Like a Flower
  4. Water Kinda Runnin' Kinda Dim
  5. A Little Drop of Rain
  6. A Poem In MInd
  7. Withdrawn...
  8. Ominous
  9. Hands On Arms Around
  10. distant drama and mended wounds
  11. You Don’t Know Me
  12. The Liar
  13. It's Simple
  14. Blood Of A Slave, Heart Of A King
  15. Facing the fuure
  17. Blessed
  18. association
  19. A Husband, A Father & Friend
  20. Freedom of Speech

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