“ That Pope ” ~ be but a man ~

Who is that man

We know as pope,

Speaks of his god

In guarded hope,

Yet but a notion

He finds to cloud

Anomic motion,

Thus  pope’s nod

Tries realize,

Deeds  worth born

Thru wise contrive,

Wants reach out

To obviate scorn

Of all who doubt,

Self-serve beliefs

Of ambiguous gods,

Begs we question

Ill fated concepts,

Whose insecure souls

Must suffer its tenet,

Said reflections of man mad

In a world of self-destruction!

                                                                                ode to Udo for inspiring

                                                                       this poem on now Pope Francesco,

                                                                    possibly the greatest in modern history!

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One thought on ““ That Pope ” ~ be but a man ~

  1. Back from a blogging break – great to see your posts and words. Hope all is well in your world. I’ve just reread the article your sent me on Poet Jane Hirshfield “How to read poetry and restore amazement.” Have gone back to is several times over the summer months! 🙂

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