Hour 7 – Pretenses

Pretenses

 

If you believe in

resurrection –

may it take you

gently down some

country road – with

a song about life

that will still allow you

to shed a tear

 

If you believe in

forgiveness –

may you line up

like stubborn boys,

who once lived

across the road –

and wash your simple

sorrows in the well.

 

If we live this life

with intent –

and leave this life

with no regret –

may we follow love

to the shadowy Willow

by the pond.

 

May we drop our

clothes, like old

pretenses –

and ease our scarred bellies

into a resurrection of mystery

and magic.

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