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Louie Skipper: Which do crows find most ridiculous

Which do crows find most ridiculous,

our laughter or our applause?

 

Beware of the pelican that ignores you.

 

Not yet having formed the waters

what had God eaten for his supper

the night he dreamed he was swimming?


 

Copyright 2018 Louie Skipper. From The Work Ethic of the Common Fly (Settlement House, 2018)

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Louie Skipper is an Episcopalian priest and college chaplain in Montgomery, Alabama.

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