Amore (Holy and Profane)

When the parrot Amore
perched on the Pope’s finger

and the crowd chanted “Papa,
Papa,” the bird joined in.

Love is a green bird
that speaks, holy and profane.


About Ray Sharp

Poet, athlete, retired public health planner
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5 Responses to Amore (Holy and Profane)

  1. Mikels Skele says:

    Who’s a pretty bird?

  2. Wow. A yellow-fronted Amazon meeting the Pope! I love it. And, your poem too. 🙂

  3. You gave me the perfect line description of my Rita. Thank you.
    Love is a green bird/that speaks, holy and profane.

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