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Sing the anthem of the angels,
let them hear your praise,
see you knelt before them,
like some common slave.

Raise your voice,
pour your soul into each word,
sell it to the greater evil.
give them your freedom,
to feel,
to think,
to be who you are,
all in exchange for one fleeting,
brush of wings.

Bow before them,
go on,
are you afraid?
Not of the Devil they speak of,
but of those Angels,
pure white wings,
tainted with the blood,
of thousands.

The ones who kept their souls,
the ones who saw,
the true faces,
of your Angels.
Of your God.
The ones,
you shall forever shun.
The free ones. 

Drink the flesh and blood,
of your saviour,
indulge in that at least.
Does the taste of human flesh,
melt on your tongue,
spreading their lies?
Does His blood,
send fire coursing through your body,
the prejudice for others,
now being nurtured within you?   

you shudder from it,
we embrace it.
You see the world,
in black and White,
through the rules,
of your keepers.
We see in technicolour,
masters of our own souls.

Sing the anthem of your Angels,
let them hear no soul,
see you bruised and broken,
no better than a common slave.
Look upon them,
see the red eyes,
draining your soul,
into the dark.

Hear the Anthem for what it truly is.
Lies by those,
who fear Death's embrace. 
Well, I've been sitting on this poem for a while and I've held it back because...religion is a touchy subject and I didn't want to get involved in it.
Then I realised something.
I'm allowed my opinions. I'm allowed to express my thoughts on the world I live in and religion is in that world.
So here it is; my thoughts on religion. Mainly the extremists and those who try to force their beliefs on others.
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Shinobi-Of-Ookami Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Can't believe I didn't fav this the first time!! What was I thinking?! There you go, much better now... :dance:
Shinobi-Of-Ookami Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Hey this is really good. Man, you are so good at this! Keep it up and no more sitting on your ideas! Seriously, some of them can be rather pointy! :#1:
Saidani Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Yes m'am. From now on no sitting on ideas. ;p
This is a favourite of mine, I'll admit. Something I fee strongly on.
MrStevenTaylor Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
loved this, you have an amazing feel for words, loved it, i might try do a drawing based on it if you don't mind, i liked the images in my head while reading it. real good!
Saidani Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! :) I always try to create a nice feel for what I'm writing about.

Feel free to draw what ever you want! I'd be thrilled to see what you come up with ^^
Ravenheart37 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
:glomp: Of course you're allowed your own opinion! That's the beauty of writing! ^^
And btw, I agree ;p Lovely poem this!
Saidani Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Having an opinion and being able to voice it are two different things. =_= but sod it I don't care.

^^ :hug:
Ravenheart37 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Well, yeah, that is true. But I think voicing one's opinion is fine, 's long as one doesn't force it down the gullets of others.

Saidani Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Precisely ^^
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