My parade of poems is based and inspired by The Baltimore Catechism. Catholics born before the Modern changes in the Vatican (approx. 1960) will remember learning their catechism from these text books.
One day not very long ago, (last week) I was thinking of the Haiku, a form of poetry that is popular here on WordPress and fun to write. Thinking of a theme, why not The Baltimore Catechism!
I thank dVerse along with other experts as Tanks Tuesday with Colleen for introducing several forms of poetry to me, now; in my advanced senior years. Not sure if she will approve an entire parade of Haiku’s or are they Senryu forms? Whatever! But as I said, inspired by the Baltimore Catechism … here is my parade.
Haiku number 1 *** Created by God Purpose to Know, Love, and Serve Eternity Waits Haiku number 2 *** Trinity One God Creation — Angels their fall Sin entered the world Haiku number 3 *** Forbidden by God Willfully crime against Him Beg daily prayer Number 4 *** Help! Saviour needed Jesus born — dies to save us Grace a gift from God Number 5 *** Faith, Hope, Charity Virtues Gifts ours to receive Third Person awaits Number 6 *** Peace of soul to win Treasures realized are yours Mission accomplished Number 7 *** Be smart do your part All you have to do is ask Think Pascal's wager