The Hypothetical – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Photo: from ‘The Knotted Gun’ Turtle Bay, New York.

“Guns are like thermometers, only instead of measuring body temperatures they measure our fear.” Jean Zimmerman

I found the video footage of Lauren Boebert in relation to gun rights disturbing. The Republican Party seems to be populated by such people and views which is also disturbing. Fear seems to rule elements of America.

The Hypothetical

If Jesus had an AR-15 he'd turn it into wine,
bullets he would make as loaves and fish
a banquet for all and sundry no less,
when Peter drew his sword that night Jesus 
made him withdraw then healed the injured man,
when Judas robbed the common purse and 
sold Jesus out, Jesus went 360 and forgave
him every time, there's nothing like forgiveness
to disarm a triggered mind, while on the other hand, 
there's nothing like illogic to fuel a deep divide.

Copyright 2022 ยฉPaul Vincent Cannon
All Rights Reserved ยฎ๏ธ 


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24 responses to “The Hypothetical – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. She is indeed a dangerous embarrassment for all of Colorado Can you imagine her children?๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜ณ

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  2. A great post Paul. You are right Guns and Fear are Siamese Twins! Very sad to see that the solution to fear is death!

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  3. Jesus would wash everyone’s feet as they arrived for the banquet.

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  4. Right on! This Boebert creature’s joke goes beyond tasteless. It’s sick.

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  5. Wow..this is so powerful.. well said..๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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  6. Great post, My Friend!! We would be blessed if Fear ruled America, sadly it’s Money, Power and hate that has found it’s way into control over the lives of one of the political parties. Wish it were Fear! If it was we’d actually get the Will of the People put into law! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘


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  8. lync56

    Great truth in this poem – thank you for speaking it out


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