Bit by Bit

Bit by Bit

A Poem by Pete

Look not to legislatures and churches for your guidance, nor to any soulless incorporated bodies, but to inspirited or inspired ones. - Thoreau

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Old Father Angelo shuffled his feet back and forth faithfully 'tween the rectory and the church.
Never leaving anyone in the lurch.
Always stopping to kneel and make the sign of the cross.
Acknowledging his rich, demanding boss.
Everyone always got a crystal clear view of shiny stained glass truth and healing communion.
A sort of holy union.
Making sure that the gospel was read and the candles were lit.
Saving lost souls ...
... bit by bit ...

© 2019 Pete

Author's Note

"Action from principle, the perception and the performance of right, changes things and relations; it is essentially revolutionary, and does not consist wholly with anything which was. It not only divides States and churches, it divides families; ay, it divides the individual, separating the diabolical in him from the divine." - Thoreau

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Added on May 17, 2019
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Boston, MA

I love reading, writing, music, nature, God and feeling emotion, not necessarily in that order. To me, these things go hand in hand. My favorite writer is Henry David Thoreau. I think he was a geni.. more..

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