Wednesday, August 23, 2006

A Sinner, Welcomed

Lady, you Intimidate me
With your genius, punch
Tears from ducts I reckoned
All cried out.
Your light-bursted ribs,
Grub-bodied, meat-handed Savior,
Clothed bones, and womby tomb
Shock me to meekness; yes,
Prick my ears.

(for Mary Karr)


Blogger Doc Bubbles said...

Excellent poem!

12:01 PM  

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