“To what end” would she renounce dust? Bodie cried, “For good!”
Setting course by the very source she’d misunderstood.
Even supporters, in private quarters, heaved a sigh.
40 days passed. “Still abstaining?” they asked. “Yes. Why?”
“Easter is over,” some wailed, others hissed. Her defense:
“Repent, then relent? Return to what I spurned? Nonsense!”
Many admonished: “A maid who won’t dust must be fired.”
Don’t be astonished. The inevitable transpired.
~ (a work in progress by) Camp Host Chad
To Be Concluded