Song on the Feast of the Epiphany

Be bold
like the
Magi.

Do not
tarry,
settling

into
your comfort,
but rather

set out
keeping
the star

in your
vision.
It will lead

you
to the place
you are

most
in need of
the place

where
God is.
And if

an angel
warns you
in a dream

not to
return
by the old

way,
please
listen.

8 years 4 months ago
How beautiful the spare words you used. I would like to order a copy of UPON A LUMINOUS NIGHT. Thank you.

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