It’s easy to judge. It feels
good for a while, to size someone
up and find them wanting—
You see a flaw and flick it at them
To maximize damage, thereby
increasing the rush you feel, a cop
you steal, imbibing holier than
thou spirit, then…
You call a friend. “Hey, look
at what so and so just did, said—
is or was! Isn’t he or she a scandal,
where are the rocks?”
Let’s throw some rocks at him!!
Wait, we don’t have any and I
can’t see you, this is a computer or
phone, everything’s online!!
“It doesn’t matter. Tweet at him,
retweet ugly things, put downs and
all the ways you are better than him.”
#MeToo is truth and good, but
let’s stop short of throwing stones.
Sexual impropriety and crimes are
bad, but let’s stop short of throwing
Unless ye, without sin, should you
want to step up, cast a big rock with
all the sin that you are not—
No human without sin, it’s a long
wait, so let’s save it, breathe deep
and pray good thoughts for the sick
person who had a bad sex day.
Do unto others, as you would have
them do to you.
Do you want your mistakes shoved
in your face?
Or would you prefer everyone to
stay in their own lanes, try to
The judgement of others breaking
the eleventh commandment showing