Trading Up

The preacher arrived
and prayed with the man

to find the path
to Paradise

he must forgive rose’s thorns

with faith in
wise words
carved in stone

begging the trees
no more tricks

he traded his cold body

for the
warm tunnel

heading home.

My pic

Written for dVerse Quadrille Monday where Lisa invites us to write a poem in 44 words with the prompt word: warm

Published by Tricia Sankey

Plays with words in her free time.

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