Riitta Gyllenbogel

Making A Penance - Poem by Riitta Gyllenbogel

making a penance
out of suffering
little by little the lash
granting peace by piece
of a penitent's flesh
no forgiveness
no mercy
these are the stories
we read to ourselves
as law makes penance
out of suffering
no salvation can we bring

Comments about Making A Penance by Riitta Gyllenbogel

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Monday, February 4, 2013

[Report Error]