To a Clever Atheist
It happened all by chance you said,
I’ve read your tired libretto:
As if the soup-stain on your shirt
Looked like a Canaletto!
Stephen Masty is a Senior Contributor to The Imaginative Conservative and has been a journalist, a development expert, and a speechwriter for three US presidents, British royalty and heads of government in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. He has spent most of his adulthood working in South Asia including Afghanistan, and he is presently a writer, poet and artist in Kathmandu.
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