OULIPOST: Day 27 (irrational sonnet)

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There was no way that we weren’t going to be here

resign in 600 years, proclaimed the pair

a Krakow native who slept near

*

pilgrims thronged St. Peter’s Square

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the event as a miracle. Last year

in public since his resignation

the 20th century, in an elaborate

prefect of the Congregation

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city to a virtual standstill Sunday

both were proposed for canonization

who landed in Rome Monday

of the sainthood causes of the two pontiffs

wishes to avoid the elaborate, multiday.

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All lines sourced from:

* Moloney, Liam, “Pope Francis Declares Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII as Saints,” The Wall Street Journal, 27 April 2014: EUROPE NEWS (online)

http://www.foundpoetryreview.com/blog/oulipost-27-irrational-sonnet/

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