The Blessing of the Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog
To be blessedsaid the old womanis to live and workso hardGod’s lovewashes right through youlike milk through a cow
To be blessedsaid the dark red tulipis to knock their eyes outwith the slug of lustimplied byyour up-ended skirt
To be blessedsaid the dogis to have a pinchof Godinside youand all the otherdogs can smell it
The subjects chosen and the ways they describe being blessed, just brilliant. So many choices made and such right ones.