Is it not a violation

of First Amendment rights,

this fine line of separation

'twixt Mary and the traffic lights;

or is there no provision

against this congested fate,

the immor(t)al juxtaposition

of church and interstate?

TMK 22july2008

Author's Note: This poem is in reference to a photograph I took, which can be viewed at: http(colon)(slash)(slash)nozominosetsuna(dot)deviantart(dot)com/art/Separating-Church-Interstate-92517502