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A BIRTHDAY

from Take Me To Church


O sacred Spirit and profound,
God of erudition
whose pelican has set the hound
hell-bent on my contrition;
condensed in marrow of the bone
the song of absolution,
transmuted, as a living stone,
souls for his institution;
confirmed the hypostatic Word
of even's abrogation,
demarked the reaper's debt incurred
by Sinai's obligation.






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