The Church Of Saint Margaret Of Cortona – N. E. Skull

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Our Father, who art in heaven,
The sacraments – why only seven?
I could think of three or four
To even out that sacred score.

Lipstick on his Roman collar,
Befitting of a holy scholar,
Three years since her last confession,
“Forgive me for my indiscretion.”

Bum implants beneath her habit,
Should Father Whitely think to grab it.
Thank you, Lord, for life’s sweet splendours,
Thigh high boots and lace suspenders.

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4 thoughts on “The Church Of Saint Margaret Of Cortona – N. E. Skull

  1. A succinct little morsel of poetry that dives deeply into the pain caused when a faithful follower discovers they have been mislead by the leaders. While left unsaid, this could be the thoughts of any one of the Roman, Anglican, Orthadox, and Independent Catholics I have met in my life who have been victims or spectators of violated vows. Thank you for giving voice to those afraid or unable to speak…

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