The National Catholic Review

What was so stark
Now glistens green.
What was barren blooms.
What was sleeping awakes.
Who can withstand Him
Who is the Force
Behind the flowering,
The sprouting,
The beating of wings?
This is the third day
And He has the last word.
Teresa Burleson

Teresa Burleson is a substitute teacher and freelance writer in Central Texas. Her book, The Pilgrim’s Lyre, was published in 2003.

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