Bill Grace

Charlie Rose For Lent - Poem by Bill Grace

I have given up Charlie Rose for Lent
The sparkling cognoscenti of the world
It is my terrible atonement
For all my sins of knowing
When I have known so little
While suspecting even less
Of sin's great power to rule.

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  • (3/4/2007 12:21:00 AM)

    This poem is clear as crystal, despite my ignorance of the man himself (I did check on Google) . You don't waste words, Bill. I like that - and a genuine humility and gentle humour which shines through your work. Love, Allie xxxxxxx (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 22, 2011

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