PSALMS FOR THE SINNER
'God, have mercy on me, a sinner.'** Luke 18:13
Year of mercy
Washington Post correction
A previous version of this essay incorrectly identified the material Catholics apply to their foreheads on the first day of Lent. It is ash, not charcoal.
Chick Fil A (Supersize my waffle fries)
Genetically altered chicken breast
wrapped in bacon
dropped in grease
on white bread.
and St. Peter
for the onslaught.