Church Chairs

These wooden bars kiss more butts on Sundays
According comfort while they stay lay
They hold not a few, void of potter’s clay
Deciding the direction of heads, lined up like plays

Oh! This old rooky object
Which beyond weights carry burdens
Sits firmly
To support a broken heart

These pews are not for saints alone
Neither are they a symbol for show off
The first row does not signify superiority
Neither does the last state a lack of commitment

Nor those occupied by priests portray holiness
Theirs could be different but we are all one
The color white doesn’t promote purity
Neither does style infer ungodliness

Chairs should be what they are, chairs
Nothing more
A support for comfort
Whether in church or at home

In Africa or in Rome
They should be to the pope

What they are to his congregation
An object for resting butts

Adedatryts, Imani Dokubo (c) 2019

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One thought on “Church Chairs

  1. David C Brown says:

    Thanks.
    The real church seat: “and has raised [us] up together, and has made [us] sit down together in the heavenlies in Christ Jesus …” Ephesians 2:6,

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