Jan 22 2013

Hopeful: Cold Early Prayer

Original post at http://tbolto.wordpress.com/2013/01/22/cold-early-prayer/

Coffee long gone, cup dry-stained, and
Frost etching across these thin-paned portals,
We hear voices, poems clearly ascribed across years.
Three o’clock high, and pain crushes his spirit,
fragile bones dropping him to boyhood lost, and found.
Will the sun bring new day or old?

We pray for those outside, for those alone.
We grab onto those in pain, and those in prisons,
self-made and new-found.
Listen. See.

Hoar frost or soft rime on a cold winter day i...

Hoar frost or soft rime on a cold winter day in Lower Saxony, Germany. Français : Givre ou gelée blanche sur la végétation par une froide journée d’hiver en Basse-Saxe (Allemagne). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(c) Tom Bolton, 20 December 2013, Milwaukee

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