Friday, March 29, 2013

Suffering Servant















The stole, a noose,
A vicarious sufferer,
The vicar-in-charge,
A vicar of Christ.

Suffer the little children,
The suffering children,
Indicting budgets and the bourgeois
As just that, child’s play.

An absent maniple,
Its ghost remains,
Bound with Christ
To suffer once again.

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