Not shipping up to Boston

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
By JAMES PARKER  |  November 14, 2007

Lines upon learning that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI will not, as previously rumored, be making a stop in Boston during his upcoming visit to the US

The man who is powered by bells and candles
Must keep himself above earthly scandals:
A visit to this abused flock might be
Injurious to infallibility.

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