Shrove Tuesday

A simple pastry
of sugared fat
entices the office drone
to make the convenient choice--
offering absolution
by way of tomorrow's sun
rising on a day of ashes
and having suffered
through the long night
of heartburn.


4 comments:

Eva Trillian said...

Ah, the regrets - too familiar! ;)
Answer: *blushes* :) Thank you! I'm in good company here; look att all these bloggers comments! Wise, thinking, wonderful souls :) You included!

Bekkie Sanchez said...

Luckily I don't get heartburn often but so eloquently put Lettie! As usual you taught me something, this time a new word "shrove" and "shrive." Lol!

Letitia said...

You are so sweet Eva! :)

Letitia said...

An old word but a good one, Bekkie. ;) Thanks.

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