Sunday, September 7, 2014

The Dig

We uncovered sacraments
of a strange God -

peppermint candles
and sacred texts
left behind by ancient prophets -
and we learned

to banish foul smelling darkness
and troubleshoot a toaster.
With bread,

we fed
the electric Lazarus.

A third Great Awakening began.

7 comments:

Susan said...

Yes! Imagine all the new cults that will arise. Scary, actually.

Jae Rose said...

Peppermint candles and electric Lazarus...might fine....I would like a slice from that toast

Sylvia K said...

You do know how to re-make my day, MZ!! Halleluiah!! How did I get along without your "word gifts"!!

grapeling said...

the electric Lazarus - what a line! ~

violet dust said...

I love this poem.

De said...

This is just excellent.

Fireblossom said...

What happened to the First Two?