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New Jerusalem
by Nevada Kerr

Expend and consume on a planet of plenty
Drink hard and deep when your soul becomes empty
Cast away that unsparing heart
Tainted in Eden, warped from the start
Redundant abundance misses the mark

Return to your original state
Abdicate gravity before it's too late
Take to the stars with rod and guard
Out of your dangerous earthly backyard
And into the garden of the cross-proof God

Where watchdog angels never slip their collars
And immortal flesh blooms in a field of dollars
Innocuous humans swim an ocean latrine
In alternative bodies that always stay clean
Everlasting after death, evergreen in quarantine

Written by © Nevada Kerr
May 5th, 2003.

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