Forget the finger-flipping road rage,
smile for the tiny waving palm.
Bobble-hand Pope Francis
figurines for your dashboards
are available at the Madonna Shop.
We got the rosaries,
t-shirts, decals, key chains,
all the official items.
I got six rosaries.
So much goes on without it baffles
every time I begin. I read, I go walking.
I take long routes past the elementary school,
the fidgety, nebulous line at the crosswalk
and the swingsets quaking and singing.