Won't Obey Laws That Condemn Man

By Raj Napal

I won’t be obedient,
I’ll be defiant
Of laws that have no compassion.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

A law that stops beggars begging,
So they can’t eat a morsel of bread
I’ll not tolerate as I won’t see them dying.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

A law that takes most of our hard earned money
To build fancy things, I’ll not tolerate,
Nor allow the politicians to be fat, rich and greedy.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

A law that puts a man in prison
For stealing a loaf of bread, I’ll not tolerate,
As he needed it to feed his family for good reason.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

A law that doles out the death penalty on an alleged murderer
Is not right for he can’t fight his innocence from the damn coffin
And innocent he was as the evidence was in error.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

A law that discriminates against others,
Whether by reason of creed, religion or colour
Is not right and politicians shouldn’t wield that power.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

I won’t be chained or repressed.
I won’t allow their cruelty and immorality
To touch me as I’ll be blessed only by God’s Caress.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

Our poor, disabled, diseased and insane won’t suffer,
As they’ll be blessed by our Lord and our compassion and care.
They’ll always be within the light of God’s Magnificence and Power.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

A law that stops me saying what I’m saying in these lines
Is a law that stifles free speech and suffocates free spirit.
Saying kind and humanist things shouldn’t be seen as rude but are fine.
I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

Let them stone me, let them ridicule me, let them treat me like an imbecile,
I don’t care for I’ll live my life with God’s Laws, not their rules.
For my mouth, I won’t seal,
As I won’t obey laws that condemn man.

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