The Sacramentsby St. Francis of Assisi; in Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West, ed. Daniel Ladinsky, p. 53
I once spoke to my friend, an old squirrel, about the Sacraments---
he got so excited
and ran into a hollow in his tree and came
back holding some acorns, an owl feather,
and a ribbon he had found.
And I just smiled and said, "Yes, dear,