Let Us Prey

The thing about saying grace is that anyone can do it-anyone.

I’ve learned prayers

to protect me from the dead

to chase away evil

to forgive my sins

I’ve said grace

over meals

before journeys

even the one I take before I sleep.

 

I sang those words

raged those words

obediently

past gritted teeth

through my darkness

ever single day.

 

So who will stand over me

after I’ve died

and ask that I sleep

forever

God let it be

forever

and that I never walk again.

Daily Addictions: Grace

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