Pete Crowther

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A Lottery Prayer

Poem by Pete Crowther

St. Abune Teklehaimanot, I pray
You help me win the Lottery today.
I beseech, entreat and beg
You who stood upon one leg
That you may grant my fervent plea
And the winner of the jackpot will be me!

Note: St. Abune Teklehaimanot (by some regarded as the patron saint of gamblers) is famed for his extreme piety which included standing upright at prayer on one leg for seven years without a break.

Comments about A Lottery Prayer by Pete Crowther

  • Robert Howard (7/26/2007 12:09:00 AM)

    Makes me wonder if the good saint sang Gregorian Chance.

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  • Melvina GermainMelvina Germain (8/13/2006 2:26:00 AM)

    Once again, very nice, all gamblers should carry this around with them. Cool----Melvina(Report)Reply

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  • Emma Johnson (4/3/2006 7:03:00 AM)

    Nice win, Peter. Susie.(Report)Reply

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  • Anna Russell (3/30/2006 8:36:00 AM)

    Very good. I'm going to copy this out and recite it every evening. Just one thing though - if everyone says it, does that mean we all win the lottery at once? Lovely poem, about a Saint I would no nothing about if it weren't for you.
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  • A. B. (3/30/2006 5:14:00 AM)

    Pete, This is one cool poem. May St. Abune Teklehaimanot hear your prayers. I'll help in praying too :) .


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 30, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 30, 2006

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