Abundance

See this piece
of crystal
how the light
fractures?

It’s the fracturing
of beauty
so there is more
to go around

to admire.
The earth opens
each day
that way

each time
a deer leaps
each time
you smile.

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The EditorsAugust 16, 2017
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Terrance KleinAugust 16, 2017
Two people comfort Joseph Culver of Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12 as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respects for a friend injured in a car attack on counter-protesters rallying against white nationalists. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)
How do you continue to “bear witness” when every three or four days there is another crisis?
Jim McDermottAugust 16, 2017