A Time for Prayer

Apparently an English rendering of a Russian convict’s prayer:

local punishments

local punishments

“O Lord, save my sinful soul
From local punishment
From the far-away zone
From being frisked
From the tall fence
From the severe prosecutor
From the Devil or from the devil owner
From small rations
From dirty water
From steel handcuffs
From hidden obligations
A cold cell
And short haircuts
Save us from the death penalty
Amen
Amen
Amen”

This will be my prayer from now on as well.

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