CROSS MY HEART…

Published January 19, 2021 by Nan Mykel

Of all the jobs in the world

the worst is at Heaven’s gate.

When the day arrives and he stands

there before you with a choir

of evangelicals singing,

while thousands behind him

still weep

And the Virgin Mary protests;

Children, still searching for

mommies and daddys,

for parents they lost forever…

Your job is to count all the ways

he failed himself and others:

Worshipping the god of money

and power

Lying for personal gain

Turning with vengeance on

friends

Ki;ling thousands by inaction

Adultery

Booby trapping his country’s future…

How much good is enough

to cancel out

the too damn bad?

Gatekeeper, what’s your decision?

KARMA!

As many lifetimes as are

required.

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