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The Reverends Yacht

I’d extend an invitation to all in the congregation through this speech of inspiration which is quite a compilation yet I expect no adulation and no gest of adoration for in my own estimation it’s a trifle occupation clearing out the obfuscation of a simple predication o’er the course of this oration through the rhyme of this dictation See it’s a feebly built narration, or an errant adaptation sitting ‘top a weak foundation grounded on some old quotation writ in archaic notation which seems to bear no strong relation to the current held fixation on the poorly built translation which is more of a mutation than an actual citation. Now to give a brief summation I will fight off the temptation and my present inclination to continue this vocation and I’ll risk your irritation with this act of abdication and upset your expectation by using this line instead to add a bit of variation as the only deviation in my final recitation. Now please stifle your elation as I offer resignation for I’m out of medication and I fear the obligation to interpret revelation meant to spell out your salvation is to my great consternation causing meal regurgitation and worse stomach ulceration though at best the correlation is just my imagination. So I’m taking a vacation to a tropical location lost in wild vegetation where I’ll watch in adoration those grass skirts in their gyration and sip drinks of fermentation to avoid the dehydration that always comes by deprivation or by over-conservation. If it’s any consolation, after lots of vaccination I’ll pursue my destination through a week of navigation on a vessel of flotation as my mode of transportation and forego all aviation. So I plead, dear congregation understand my situation ‘spite my freedom from taxation, just suppress your indignation toward my dreams of recreation though I have no explanation save this current presentation. And though there is no valuation for true acts of consecration, after much consideration if you’d show your dedication with a generous donation, I could use the insulation. Amen.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 5/7/2016 9:55:00 AM
Lovely!
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Date: 5/20/2015 7:31:00 AM
Preston, now that is some great rhyming, well done 7 and thanks for visiting my poetry
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Date: 5/17/2015 12:12:00 PM
Preston.. This is such a nicely composed work that's full of conflicted feeling. These guys and politicians too.. Would love to get them all out on the water and then sink their boats. I did enjoy reading it this afternoon.. Enjoy your Sunday!
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The Grahamburglar
Date: 5/17/2015 6:04:00 PM
Thanks Lyric Man. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for reading and commenting, it means a lot.
Date: 5/16/2015 8:55:00 PM
Well it's worth a lot if the seats are padded!
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Date: 5/16/2015 8:43:00 PM
Preston do you teach at a University? I like all of your poetry and this particular poem could well apply to the Politicians of today...."With a generous donation"...thanks...
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The Grahamburglar
Date: 5/16/2015 8:51:00 PM
I'm glad you like the weird stuff I write. I am certainly not a teacher...however, I'm working on a second bachelor's degree, so I've spent some time in the University setting...for whatever that's worth.