Carla at 75

Carla at 75

Adventures in charity.
Compassion as the last pity goes.
You knew they would be dangerous.
You used to win people. Now
Like a missionary you live among those
You did not attract, or choose,
Or win, witness for a sweet god only as strong as alms.
Since you were 16 you knew
You would stop making your life shine.
You are working on the invisible cathedral.
Now you know what gargoyles really are.

Here is what mother Theresa learned:
Only alms are stronger than doubt.

You are a pilgrim now, the word worn out,
The pilgrim washed and scrubbed and fresh.

Paul Anthony Hutchinson
http://www.paulanthonyhutchinson.com
pahutchinson@icloud.com
Copyright Paul Anthony Hutchinson

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