Lonesome Kate and Pilgrim's Place

"Why is life so complicated?"

Cried out the lonesome Kate

To no-one who could hear

Except the pilgrim feeling the fear

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Her eyes were flooded with dreams

And thoughts like anger with no screams

She raised her head up to see

The pilgrim who still wouldn't flee

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Saint's pleasure hung from her mind

Nothing better could she find

So she went to the pilgrim's place

Subtle smiles and idle touching grace

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And as she sat beside him

Just Kate and one trying grin

Eye contact exposed to the hawks

So they found a place away from the squawks

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So sitting there they exchanged their words

The night's end made Kate utter such a curse

But as the pilgrim slept she slipped away

To try and order her thoughts for the day

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She returned in twelve hours time

The pilgrim had remained without a whine

There she went up to him and gave a blessing kiss

Standing there for that moment's bliss

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Eventually Kate left the pilgrim's place

After touching his graven but smiling face

She left with a promise of return

She went as the pilgrims' fire still burned