Lilywhite Jesus

One of my faves from Myths.

 

It’s the lilywhite Jesus

I’m supposed to believe in

The evidence of things unseen

That guy in the pictures

Sometimes with a beard, always a mustache

Maybe lambs or a stream next to him

Long pretty robes almost, but never quite,

Obscuring his sandaled, pearl feet

The lilywhite Jesus

Who never lived a day on this,

The only Earth we have

© Gayle Force Press 2006

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