Tag Archive: loss

Mona Lisa Rain – Vigil with my Sue

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¬† ¬†Mona Lisa Rain I hear she recently appeared in the dreams of students and on the doorsteps of revolutionaries. Some say dancing, others say laughing, and still others report stardust appearing on… Continue reading

within the folds of her holy dress

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In the folds of your dress
your holy garment
I bury my head
Smelling the sweet fragrance of your love
My little hands hidden in the layers of fabric
I try to be consumed and folded into your dress
I want to disappear into your being-ness
I pull up a fold and surround myself with silken fabric
Soft and giving, silky and strong
It is dark like your skin
and in these folds I can imagine
All the world is well and
I hear your soothing voice
speaking words of grace-filled wisdom

A Psalm of Grief and Grammar

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There are impossible pains

for which there are no words

or phrases which can dislodge

the broken branches and hearts