Bio Note: I own Avol's Books, LLC which sells used, rare, and out-of-print books on the internet. I've been writing poems on and off for about 30 years. In November 2018 my first chapbook, "A Little Rain, A Little More," was published by Bent Paddle Press. I've had poems published in a number of online and print journals, including Shampoo, After Hours, and The American Journal of Poetry.
Religion is Under Attack
With his head bowed the old priest crosses the church parking lot while all around him squirrels drop shells
Five crows with the sheen of wet asphalt pace the vacant church parking lot, like the first mourners to arrive for a funeral only to discover the sanctuary doors are locked; now what? Leave it to the clown prince of the acorn kingdom, who leaps from one branch only to miss the next and falls to the street with a loud plop
©2020 Ron Czerwien
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