Mother Superior, I Cannot Pray — Slender Aphrodite has set the Nunnery Ablaze

A poem.

Maggie Chirdo

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Graphic by author.

Walking through the convent,
I pick a few things that belong to Sister Catherine
a scarf, a letter, a sewing needle and its thread.

Passing through the hall I gather some trinkets from Sister Anne,
a letter opener, a holy text, that wilting vase…

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Maggie Chirdo

Aspiring caretaker of a haunted greenhouse. Former Co-EIC at The Interlude. Words in Entropy Magazine, Bitch Media, Texas Observer, NYU Local, and more.