Speaking in Tongues
Tug and his family, Holy Rollers,
sometimes got the power,
spoke in tongues
that cadenced sex and punishment and fried chicken
Preacher, an umbrella bird,
genus Cephalopterus Ornatus,
laid on hands and grannies writhed
on Holy linoleum.
and pure, no stained glass, but a view of Lot's
souped-up chevy, back seat of conception,
visitation of angels,
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