On rejoining the cult

I was never crazy about the sacrifices 

and definitely think she’d go on 

a little long during 

the Tuesday sermons 

 

but it was the quality of connection 

I felt was lacking in my life

you just don’t meet people

of that sort on the outside

 

of course there’ll be certain things

I’ll miss-

ice cream, situation comedies, condominiums

 

but I was missing 

the meaning in my life

even though I knew it was all ridiculous

all of it

 

I looked into the mirror 

and said, “you’re sort of a ridiculous person, yourself” 

and that was a relief

◄ The Pitch

To the edge of the ledge with a pickle wedge ►

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afishamongmany

Tue 18th Jun 2019 16:21

Yea an epiphany a day keeps one from fading away 😃 ><>

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Robert C Gaulke

Mon 17th Jun 2019 11:45

Cheers, Martin

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Martin Elder

Mon 17th Jun 2019 10:31

A wonderfully textured piece as always Robert

Nice one

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