May 14, 2010

October 3, 2011


That’s Not How…


that’s not what

you wear


before a stranger’s eye


you need a man           

with you as with God

lest you advertise

what is not yours to sell


it is his alone

God gives you alone

to love alone


wear it behind a door

when rings adorn your hands

that you may share

what belongs to both


Saw several women this week with skirts way too short.

Have they no idea what thoughts the man must fight

who sees them walking by?


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