Dónall Dempsey

Rookie - 43 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

HIS SAVIOUR(For Scarlett)


I get pliers
climb to the crucifix

on a wobbly
chair

pull out
the nails

one by one

(real little nails for his little hands)

I tell him
he is free now

flee...fly

go to
Heaven

But Christ
He just lay there

in an agony
not knowing

which way was Heaven

...any more.

Submitted: Monday, June 02, 2008
Edited: Monday, July 07, 2008

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