LEAVING CHURCH

10150530_10204073712789811_99817716613549576_nNun-songs and carols cling to these corners

Catching my clothes and hair

Making leaving hard

I briskly brusquely brush at cobwebs to break the ties that bind and stick to my fingers

New homes aren’t always better homes

But they are newer

And cleaner

And have fewer ghosts and cobwebs

to catch you as you go