" I confess to almighty God
and to you, my brothers and sisters
that I have sinned through my own fault
in my thought and in my words
through what I have done
and what I have failed to do."
that the majority of the time
I do not know if I believe in God.
I believe that there is some higher power
but I doubt it is only limited to a
But I sing in the choir at my church any way
because there is power in the
there is no where else to cultivate
the music that lives
somewhere in me.
that I hate the way people look at me some
Like I am a pretty head
on a fat body.
And I am, I am overweight
and I like to eat
and laugh loudly.
that feeling tipsy saturday night
felt so good
I laughed so loudly
and had trouble walking straight
even in flats
but it felt good
and made me forget
I confess that even if
I don't believe in the words of the Mass
I hear these words in my head
when I sleep
because 21 years hearing them once a week
will make them stuck.
and I don't think they are perfect
but I hear them anyway