Transaction

Not consumption:

Shoes and handbags and bling

Are last decade’s thing

 

Not redemption:

The problem with being Catholic

Is that I don’t believe in sin

But connection

With people, events and places

Especially certain faces

 

But transaction

Of laughter, love and joy

With the universe and my boy-

 

Those, I can do.

 

This is written for One Shot Wednesday, part of the One Stop Poetry site.

17 thoughts on “Transaction

  1. I can relate to this oh so well having a disdain for consumerism, having been raised Catholic and having a love for authentic connecting with friends and strangers. Loved this!

  2. i wanted to tweet this poem out but you had no tweet button…it was, and please do not get me wrong when i say this, a simple delight…really enjoyed this…cheers pete

  3. Please feel free to share 1 to 3 poems with our potluck poetry today, first time participants could use old poems or poems unrelated to our theme, Thanks..
    Happy Monday!

    hope to see you become part of our community.
    love your cheerful style, smiles.

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