We Are Not Alike

Godless? Sure,
But faithful
That the world at heart
Is not evil.
Lawless? Perhaps,
Yet respectful,
To all that’s not mine.
If only you could
Claim the same,
Without self-delusion, or lying
Your pious little ass off.
We are not alike.

#vsspoem prompt for October 17th, 2022: Pious