Friday, February 3, 2012
At Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads it is Fireblossom Friday! Fireblossom's prompt is to write about temptation, sin, confession and suchlike. This is what came to mind.
They told us that our thoughts were
occasions of sin
but not how to only
let the good thoughts in.
They said our dreams were sinful,
and would lead to a bad place.
How to harness the subconscious,
to retain our state of grace?
They ruled through guilt and fear,
governed with an iron hand,
and churned us into the marriage mill
too clueless to withstand.
It took us twenty years
to work through all the "stuff"
but only eight to understand
when we had had enough.