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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.
Creative Writing | Religion
Broder, Melissa, "Three Prayers" (2010). On Earth As It Is. 25.