Sunday, March 31, 2013


by Luci Shaw, from A Widening Light, ed. Luci Shaw, 1984.

God dug his seed
into dry dark earth.
After a pushing up
in hopeful birth
and healing bloom
and garland grace
he buried it again
in a darker place

Twice rudely-planted seed,
root, rise in me
and grow your green again,
your fruited tree

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