“You Are So Nice” (or, how to impress the press)

“You Are So Nice”
(or, how to impress the press)

The dogs of May smoke packs a day
here on the banks of the Jenny.
The press hounds race, though out of space
For the photo of Di, there are many.

The homeless walk with hands that beg
While suits go walking by.
Jesus walks among the dead
To look into their eyes.

Peace to all who hit the mall
To Christmas shop in June.
The rush now precedes the leaves of fall
(Doesn’t this seem too soon?)

I think that Christ, were he here now
Would not rejoice to see
Material greed replacing vows
In the age of insurgency.

Copyright, Doug Stuber, 1997. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given, and with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s