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prayers and prayers: i

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prayers and prayers: i

and two men came 
crossing their paths
whispering to
the maker of mankind -

o, to the altar
came the men
one was the colonel
the other an half-cast
of an enriching poverty

"o lord!" whisper'd one
"how i wish my haven
could last richly
on an earthly eternity
for that dog my boots
to lick, o thank you, lord!"

and the bells did ring
the world lay in tears
as heaven was a-ready
with some packs.

(to be contd.)

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  1. Date: 4/11/2011 1:21:00 PM
    Canny is home!! Hope you are here to stay for awhile! Light & Love Ma

  1. Date: 3/29/2011 7:09:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your creative poetry today Canny. Have a wonderful day and may you find even more inspiration to write as the day goes by. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 5:37:00 PM
    Awesome and intriguing write, canny