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55 - On a Mission

Convert all the heathens.
Teach them to pray.
Then put them to work.
Have them build things all day.

Make them build walls.
Watch them plant seeds.
Make them do penance.
Have them do some good deeds.

So what if some died?
Insist on submission.
They didn't mean to be evil.
It was just...their mission.

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Alice Audrey said...

I often wonder why they didn't just all walk off. Better to mind one's life than one's afterlife.

September 26, 2013 at 10:03 PM
G-Man said...

A Mission from GoDD....
Ann Pinot....I LOVED This!!!
It has such a fun rhythm to it.
Thank you for always being so creative when you play. I really dig your writing style.
I really appreciate your support, and please have a Kick Ass Week-End

September 26, 2013 at 10:08 PM
Margaret said...

It amazes me too. Although, They did hang on to a lot of their cultural ways if worshiping which was / is a good thing. I lived in San Antono TX and remember the missions well.

September 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM
Old Egg said...

It was even worse in Australia where the half cast children of aborigines were taken from their homes and brought up separately often never seeing their families again.

September 26, 2013 at 10:45 PM
Susie Clevenger said...

Goodness, what things have been done in the name of God...love this piece!!

September 26, 2013 at 11:54 PM
ruth said...

that's about the way of it, isn't it? good one

September 27, 2013 at 6:20 PM
author.nara.malone said...

Well said. Sadly, too true.

September 27, 2013 at 6:24 PM

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