Hidden Church//Ricky Rivers, Jr.

A choir
of women,
robes,
white.
They sing a song of sin.
Baptism ritual
bring more to the flock.
A full cathedral of castors,
congregation of wives without pastors.
With pews made of bone
and window pane stone.
Whose body and blood for communion?

 

Rickey Rivers Jr was born and raised in Alabama. He is a writer and cancer survivor. He likes a lot of stuff. You don’t care about the details. He has been previously published in Fabula Argentea, ARTPOST magazine, the anthology Chronos, Enchanted Conversations Magazine, (among other publications). Check out some stuff from him here, https://storiesyoumightlike.wordpress.com/. You may or may not find something you like there and that’s a promise. Twitter.com/storiesyoumight

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