This Monastic Life

this monastic
life. Avocation
of rule in silence tread
whilst physical pursuits renounced,
spiritual devotions invoke
mercy, since prayer and meditation
fail to squelch- the itch of woolen robes.

An Etheree written in response to Helene’s What Do You See? photo prompt, and Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday #synonyms only for Hobby and Play, my choices are italicized.


32 thoughts on “This Monastic Life

  1. Too many minds create their own less than perfect sanctuaries.
    Moderation in communication and communion of spirit seems a good thing to be called for.
    Mercy and grace are needed by all. Nice Etheree.

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