Did I miss something?

Jesus of Nazareth spoke last week
On a hillside out in the country.
I was there and had a pretty good seat,
But I kept thinking ...

He should dress better,
And speak louder and more formally
(Did he say bless-ed or blest?)
On such an important occasion.

And the audience should dress better;
And some of them are noisy
And some of them are the kind of people
Who don't really belong here at all.

And it's hot,
And it's dusty,
And the sun's in my eyes.
(Should I move to a better spot?)

It's funny though ...
Many people didn't notice any of this
And seemed quite inspired—
And some were actually healed.

I'm starting to think I might have missed something.

Gary F. Mills

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June 1, 1998

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