I heard a whisper
A rumour
A surprise
It circulated round the church
Then slipped out
Entering those places
Church folk fear to tread

It began as a gesture
A comment
A thought
Let loose it swept through
The building like wild fire
Merciless yet beautifully
Untamed then it was gone

People looked on
What would happen next
Where could they hide
What if it was true
What would become of them

It got talked about
In the street
Even in the social club
Really, what does that mean
Pardon what did you say
God doesn’t understand theology

The people were lost
Distressed even
To imagine God didn’t
Do God stuff how was that
It was then they all missed it
The babies cry.

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