Posted: February 18, 2015 in Poetry
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By David Allen

Their lunch consumed,
the waitress served them cake.

The woman left hers untouched.

“You’re not eating
your cake?” he asked.

“I gave sweets up
for Lent,” she said.

He thought for a moment.

“I gave up religion for lent,”
he replied.

  1. Mary Murray says:

    My religious sister gave up Facebook for lent. Glad I didn’t. It led me here!


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