Authors

Melissa Broder

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Pennsylvania Prayer

Bless me I was once myself and couldn't read

a thermostat. My mother's breasts were long

inside her bathrobe. Sometimes we were Polish.

I believe god knows these things about me

so I needn’t say them with heart. I'm afraid

to say anything with heart.

Publication Date

2010

Keywords

prayer narrative

Disciplines

Creative Writing | Religion

Comments

"Three Prayers" was originally published at On Earth As It Is.

Image by Matthew Simmons.

Three Prayers

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