In His Name Only

“By God anointed…”

religions claim,

then fight to steal His throne


Devotion pledged

in false pretense,

to become the greater known


A figurehead

to suit their needs,

they break His every rule


To seize with power

these ‘Chosen Ones’

—intentions harsh and cruel


(Villanova University: April, 2021)

Copyright 2021 Kurt Philip Behm