Treasure Island

Godfrey Rust

(London, England)

Mary


And if you ask me what a Christian is
I'd say, not him who's pure in word and deed,
or goes to all the Sunday services,
or says his prayers, or knows the proper creed,

but that one who would gladly give away
all that he has now or has ever been
to stand between the dark tomb and the day
and know the moment of the Magdalene.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Edited: Friday, January 06, 2012

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  • Kee Thampi (4/12/2006 5:45:00 AM)

    or goes to all the Sunday services,
    or says his prayers, or knows the proper creed,

    you make a promising poem for us (Report) Reply

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