Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Atonement


"There must be a time when the man of prayer
 goes to pray as if it were the first time 
in his life he had every prayed."  Thomas Merton


Grey mist
rises and falls
enfolding parched hills
easing autumn’s harsh pain
saturating the spreading valley
with gathering rain

and mercy.

(1 Oct. 2012)

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