Hookers and Whores

Why do we call them “hookers and whores”
When they take off their clothes behind closed doors,
But call them actors and actresses when so brazenly
They do the same for all the world to see?
They say it is for their “Art”
When we all know the better part
It is a barter for their souls
To be bought and sold
With the same earthly treasure
Spent to serve man’s pleasure
Paid to those of a “profession” more despised
On whom we look with downcast eyes
They no more are artists than those who bump and grind
And rub themselves upon a pole
With deceitful eyes they gloat with pride
To disguise the hole within their souls.
These actresses reveal their flesh for men’s desire
Just like the women who undress for hire
They pretend to themselves with highfalutin words
But calling it “Art” is more than they deserve.

2 thoughts on “Hookers and Whores”

  1. There is so much that is true in the above piece however what always comes to mind is

    John 8:1-11

    Let us be slow to point out error in another’s way and quick to find our own

    • Hi Wanelad,  I think there is a difference here. I am commenting on a corporate practice vs an individual's sin. This is not much different than what Jesus did when he said,


        The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; so practice and observe whatever they tell you, but not what they do; for they preach, but do not practice. They bind heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with their finger. They do all their deeds to be seen by men; for they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long, and they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues, and salutations in the market places, and being called rabbi by men. -Matthew 23:2-7

      In other words, there is a difference between condemning an individual and discerning what is evil or sinful behavior. Jesus didn't approve of adultery when he forgave the woman. 



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