Ralph

My friend Ralph . . .

image courtesy of Felipe Pelaquim, Unsplash

A 50 year old teenager
From an eastern seaboard
Minor Mafioso family
Told me that if he’d
Had to jump from the
Burning twin towers
He’d have prayed during his
Free fall to the pavement below
For a miracle
And he stated that what he’d want
And be praying for
Would be
For God to catch him
At the last second,
Just before he hit,
And set him gentle and safely
On the sidewalk.
I got quiet
Thinking about Ralph,
A CPA with…

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