Tom and Jerry: Defenders of All Things Right and Good

Sunday, April 01, 2007

O That I Would Be Such an Ass

"The Donkey" by G.K. Chesterson

When fishes flew and forests walked And figs grew upon thorn, Some moment when the moon was blood Then surely I was born.

With monstrous head and sickening cry And ears like errant wings, The devil’s walking parody On all four-footed things.

The tattered outlaw of the earth, Of ancient crooked will; Starve, scourge, deride me: I am dumb, I keep my secret still.

Fools! For I also had my hour; One far fierce hour and sweet: There was a shout about my ears, And palms before my feet.


Have a blessed Palm Sunday.

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