twirling her stem

… standing in the pew at the Latin Mass
fumbling and thumbing my missal …
it’s such a distraction when the nubile lass
just in front adjusts her skirt, twisting and
bobbing as if God is twirling her stem
like a pretty flower in His hand …


(Julian O’Dea)


3 responses to this post.

  1. Nice imagery, the skirted woman as a stem and flower. Also, Whatever happened to the men’s side and women’s side of church?


    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on May 6, 2016 at 1:34 pm

      Thanks. This was meant mainly as a joke.

      I don’t know much about men and women on different sides of the church. It is not in the New Testament like veiling for example.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: