Whatever we are called —
Mrs., Ms., Miss, or Mister,
Captain, Doctor, Maestro,
Ambassador, President, Professor, Dean,
Your Honor, Your Highness, Your Holiness,
Little Princess, or The Cat's Meow —
you, good Lord, call us by name.
Photo of the child of a beauty pageant contestant
by Danny N. Schweers, photo copyright 2005; prayer, 2011.