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the latest: "For the Woman of a Certain Age Joining Match.com [again]", from A Book of Uncommon Prayer
Oh, Master of the Heart, Eros, Cupid, God of Many Names, Thou Fickle One,
. . .see fit to give this woman power to read between the lines, the gift of divinity, as she scrolls with studied nonchalance the men who grin at her from their little boxes. Allow her grace to skip the unshirted ones, the ones who are “just lookin’ for a lady,” the ones posed beside their cars, motorcycles, boats, lawn mowers.”
A Book of Uncommon Prayer
edited by Matthew Vollmer
everyday invocations by 64 authors
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