Tuesday August 27, 2019
Later, When I Am Carried Forward This Far
I waited for the answer to fall down from the sky
with a little help from whoever was doing the sending.
I’ve been praying more these days and I have said
I wouldn’t call upon the clouds because of what
they did the last time. I never stood tall in the rain.
I never held hope in the grey. I waited waited then and
now I’m waiting waiting still. It’s different these days.
The time in between seems like the right amount to hold
my breath. Lady tells me how much good the Good Lord has
done for her and I haven’t seen the spoils cause I haven’t
been to church. Not since what it did the last time.
Traded Fridays for a cheap lava lamp, get those dumb
kids off the street with bribery and with the false
light. Already members got a discount ticket to Lazer Quest.
Lady tells me if I prayed I wouldn’t have to use
Jesus’ name and I don’t think I will cause of what
he did the last time. Showed up on my wall to give
me the message, masked in love but laughing out the