Lay for the Day 16th
feast of St Honoratus, patron saint of cakemakers. From the book of Praises:
Of a Chocolate Croissant
Thou flaky fruit of
bakers fertile skill,
Which hideth in thy heart a dark delight
In penury I haste to purchase still
Thy golden form that makes the morning bright,
This first black coffees perfect paramour.
In despite of the envious
And other tongues, embittered as my lips,
My sweet, do close on thine, renew
Each day for me thy glorious eclipse
Thy crescent swell my belly evermore!
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