The actress is gay, spot-lit in the smash-hit play; the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker, our children, are gay. And God is gay.
My pet goldfish is gay.
This shows an understanding of theology that would embarrass an under-9s Bible class, or maybe just an attempt to troll people of faith: CAD forgot, however, to include Mohammed in her litany of honour. If it were not written by the poet laureate - you know, the successor to Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman, etc. - this garbage would not have been published in the Barnsley Chronicle, let alone any national newspapers. Still, we may respond to it in its own terms.
As thick as thieves.
Thieves are thick, And end up in the nick; My custard is thick, and it makes me sick; Atheists, alternative comedians, and Guardian journalists are thick.
The Fishwrap's Fr Thomas Reese SJ is thick.
Whoever thought Carol Ann Duffy was a good poet is thick. And we really need a stronger word Like "stupid", "imbecile", "moronic" or "deranged", but Carol Ann Duffy is thick.Can I be the next poet laureate please?