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the reverend was warning that the End was nigh

when suddenly the sky went dark

& lightning struck

& lo an ANGEL of the Lord on high

with voice like thunder bade them HARK

THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT IS TODAY

& EVERYDAY

 

but the vicar contradicted

citing chapter & verse

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he mumbled a curse

God's Death

damn you for your intrusion

just as I was reaching my conclusion

then he yelled at the angel

GO TO HELL

 

the congregation replied AMEN

& feeling so blest & pure & holy

filed out the church demurely & slowly

they looked good in sunday-best

as they went away to their day of rest

one day in seven

remember heaven

come monday morning sin again

 

Davy King

 

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