By syphilis his brain would soon be diced.
With girded loins he wrote “The Antichrist”.
“What think you of us Christians?” they asked Nietzsche.
He said: “One I admired – he was your teacher.”
He said the gospels died upon the cross.
He thought the man who died – the greater loss.
You don’t agree, he thought the clergy crooks?
Then it is clear – you haven’t read his books.
He doubted Paul had had a revelation –
Just that he had a wild imagination.
Now Pilate he admired, he would confess –
To Pilate, what was one Jew more or less?