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The Samaritan Can Handle It | A Poem by Donal Mahoney

Ebenezer woke to find
rats in his basement
so he called PETA
to take them away
and the lady hung up
so Ebenezer prayed
and the doorbell rang
and there stood a preacher.
He waved a Bible,
yelled and screamed
“All you must do is believe
and you will be saved!”
and Ebenezer replied,
“I do believe but
what about the rats?”
The preacher smiled,
turned to leave and
tripped on the stairs.
He never moved,
his head a Vesuvius
lofting a spume of blood.
Ebenezer closed the door
and said to no one, “I believe
the Samaritan can handle it.”

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