Tuesday, November 10, 2009

My First Sin

My first sin was
to ridicule the ridiculer,
hate him

with clear adoration.
For in so doing,
I became the beggar

and he the overlord
of my will.
Now I know the devil,

or at the very least
I know Rome in its last hour.
A tax collector sleeps

© Sergio A. Ortiz 2009

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