Sunday, February 22, 2009

I Am There

This year,

the purple is


the covering of the statues,

the desert atmosphere,

bare branches on the altar

and sand

in the holy water font.

It is not necessary

to contrive a season

of mourning.

It is not necessary

to manufacture

the tiresome, ashen, darkness

to get in touch with the reality of

my spiritual poverty.

I am there.


TACParent said...

I am there too,
with you;
different circumstance,
mourning nonetheless
Holding you ...


Dymphna (4HisChurch) said...

Thanks. Its eerie how we go through similar things at the same time.

Linda S. Socha said...

I hear you are there. Please hear me when I say you are seriously talented and deeply spiritual? I love how you go to the heart of the matter and yet are so understated.
Thank you for this. This mourning...such a human experience
and hopefully the precursor of a rebirth

Sorry. I did not really intend to go on and on. I do have these moments


Dymphna (4HisChurch) said...

Thanks, Linda. "hopefully the precursor of a rebirth." I agree. It is what I hope for.

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