An acrostic sonnet

Image by Nan Palmero (CC BY 2.0) on Flickr
Image by Nan Palmero (CC BY 2.0) on Flickr

All around the children praying to God
Tenacious clergy lie in golden mud
Heaven more than Hell should be smugly awed
Ever since for God ’tis good to spill blood
In Hitchens I trust you will too in time
Sailing in the sky flying in the sea
Twenty commandments before every crime
Formulating the next second-best plea
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Is certainly not green

Photo by Dominik Scythe on Unsplash
Photo by Dominik Scythe on Unsplash

Nature’s rarest colour is certainly not green
Especially if we perceive it as a string
We are blue inside no matter where we have been
It may be the reason why we all want to sing
Red seems to be rare till we remember the blood
And the succulent fruits born from green and the…

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Patrick M. Ohana

Patrick M. Ohana

Medical writer who reads & writes fiction & some nonfiction, although the latter may appear at times like the former. https://patrick-m-ohana.anthi-and-m.com