Ted Sheridan

Vatican Prepaid Calling Card - Poem by Ted Sheridan

The guy was really getting into it until the Pope called
and he was commanded to extinguish his excitement;
ordered to dunk his stale donut into a Styrofoam
cup of cold decaffeinated and whiskey flavored coffee,
while reciting the Lord’s Prayer and repaying a hundred
Hail Mary’s that he still owed from the time he and his friends
went to the beach and stole a wallet full of cash,
while the sharks fed on its rightful owner.
They didn't get the word in time to save their souls because
Jesus had been on vacation at a different resort and James
was busy baptizing anyone who could hold their breath….

2008 © TS

Comments about Vatican Prepaid Calling Card by Ted Sheridan

  • (6/28/2008 2:08:00 PM)

    Clever stuff, Ted! You have all the freedom in the world to write such stuff, but I forgive you, Father Ted, for your sin of pride as you ridicule what is so easy to mock today. Tackle something more challenging next time out! (Report) Reply

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  • (6/28/2008 2:56:00 AM)

    Bless me Father, my excitement has been extinguished a few times of late..
    it doesn't matter how I try to light the rocket, James (well.. actually I'm not aloud to say) ... *delivered special in a Final C note accompanied by a G-string* aroha xx PS You get the point though, don't cha! ! ! !
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  • (6/28/2008 2:33:00 AM)

    i love it.
    shows the silliness of some religions.
    hail marys? ! ...i'll never understand them.
    nice one though.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 28, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, July 18, 2008

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