John Thorkild Ellison

Rookie - 113 Points (17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

A Drinker's Prayer - Poem by John Thorkild Ellison

O God our Help at two o'clock,
Our Help at half-past three,
What do You do at four o'clock
When we are having tea?

Must we each tread the bitter path
That leads unto the Cross,
Deny ourselves all happiness
Because You are the Boss?

I'd like to drink a pint of beer
(In fact I'd relish three) ,
Give me a pub with open doors
Throughout Eternity!

Comments about A Drinker's Prayer by John Thorkild Ellison

  • (1/24/2008 3:48:00 PM)

    This poem is very interesting (Report) Reply

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  • (1/24/2008 3:13:00 PM)

    Now that's something I've never read before. =) thanks for sharing it with us (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 24, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 24, 2008

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