Not Rosaries Nor Missals – Penalty Prayers – July 2015



it was long gone
from my memory
the times of confession

long penalty prayers
counting the rounds
impatient to get

to the candles

before the priest
try with friends to
turn off

the flame with bare
fingers to pour the
wax on our hands

to measure resistance
and daring pulses
to learn novelties



2013-07-05 15.59.32



.“Not Rosaries Nor Missals” is a collections of poems started on July 2013. The poems, about a spiritual journey, have the habit to pop up here, for a maximum count of seven, in July of each year. The other poems of the collections can be found and read using the search window....




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