147 – Genuflection

Genuflection

it’s a habit
not that
I call it that

I won’t call it that
if you ask

–don’t–

say issue concern
off-night nerves never

habit: a thing incarnated
in adoration

never add
-iction too close

to the scripted
lie wink    pious toss of the head

de-
genuflect-
ion

belly up unto the altar
& taste

the proffered cup

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