Found amid the archives. I thought some of the invocations were interesting.




Umpteenth Litany

where is the mercy
where is the joy
where is the grace

 

Saint Mary Oliver pray for me
Saint Redbird pray for me
Saint Mockingbird pray for me
Saint Lily of the Valley pray for me
Saint Rose of Sharon pray for me
Saint Deer in the Snowy Woods pray for me
Saint Apple-Tree pray for me
Saint Jet-Black Squirrel pray for me
Saint Cardinal in the Shrubbery pray for me
Saint Dented Fender pray for me
Saint Red Wheelbarrow pray for me
Saint Jesus of the Washbasin pray for me
Saint Joseph of Patience pray for me
Saint Theodore Roethke pray for me
Saint Dylan Thomas pray for me
Saint Emily dearest Dickinson pray for me
Saint Marianne of the Tricornered Hat pray for me
Saint Jane let evening come (and pray for me)
Saint Elena sing me your song (and pray for me)
Saint Mary blind me with science (and pray for me)
Saint Hilary beauteous chorister pray for me
Saint Debba sweet Debba wee Debba pray for me
Saint Lisa of the kissable boots pray for me
Saint John the Zen Episcopalian pray for me
Saint Walter of Roxbury pray for me
Saint Russell of Roxbury pray for me
Saint Ingrid of Saturday pray for me
Saint Heidi who took me to synagogue pray for me
Saint Leah whom I loved desperately pray for me
Saint Clicking of the Radiators pray for me
Saint Blizzard of Right Now pray for me
Saint Wee Hours Coffee pray for me
Saint Sharon sardonic woman-Buddha pray for me
Saint Margaret mellowest neighbour pray for me
Saint Donna whose name I pronounce with reverence pray for me
Saint Heather of the Agile Cereal Boxes pray for me
Saint Steven of Orlando pray for me
Saint Jennifer who absolves who consoles who heals who listens pray for me
Saint George Herbert you know what to do
Saint Robert Llewelyn who loved the beads pray for me
Saint Gabriel Harty who loved the beads pray for me
Saint Henri Nouwen who was needy and nervous pray for me
Saint Julian of Norwich shine on me like the light that you are
Saint Mrs Rochon who scared me into adoration pray for me
Saint Mr Bowlby inveterate punster pray for me
Saint Bangum who tamed the wild beast of Dad pray for me
Saint Kenneth Koch who taught schoolkids the wacky music of words pray for me
Saint Frank O'Hara we love you get up
Saint Democracy we love you get up
Saint Pete Buttigieg we love you keep bringing the awesome
Saint Tracy Chapman of the poignant guitar pray for me
Saint Morrissey of the celibate cries pray for me
Saint Geraldine Hollett of the Tambourine pray for me
Saint Federico of Iberia pray for me
Saint Sam of the gin martini pray for me
Saint Ed of the gin martini pray for me
Saint John Henry Newman of the kindly light pray for me
Saint Catherine de Hueck Doherty large-hearted and fierce pray for me
Saint Caryll Houselander reed of God pray for me
Saint Aloysius my inner canon lawyer oh honey hush
Saint Christie luminous poet pray for me
Saint Jennifer whose voice is Revere pray for me
Saint Acadia whose voice is East Boston pray for me
Saint Naomi my blessing my light my grace my joy yes pray for me
Saint Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde pray for me
Saint Things Are Getting Out Of Hand pray for me
Saint Where The Hell Are You Going With This pray for me
Saint Cambridge Massachusetts pray for me
Saint John Gielgud silver trumpet muffled in silk pray for me
Saint Countee Cullen whose heart was palpitant and red pray for me
Saint William Shakespeare for obvious reasons pray for me
Saint Dante Alighieri who venerated Beatrice pray for me
All you holy motherphuckers pray for me
All you holy voices of truth pray for me
All you wacky saints pray for me





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Written on 2022-02-26 at 14:44

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