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Lent 2001

JOYCE RUPP
 
The cosmos dreams in me
while I wait in stillness,
ready to lean a little further
into the heart of the Holy.
 
I, a little blip of life,
a wisp of unassuming love,
a quickly passing breeze,
come once more into Lent.
 
No need to sign me
with the black bleeding ash
of palms, fried and baked.
I know my humus1 place.
 
This Lent I will sail
on the graced wings of desire,
yearning to go deeper
to the place where
I am one in the One.
 
Oh, may I go there soon,
in the same breath
that takes me to the stars
when the cosmos dreams in me.
 
1 “humus” – black or brown organic substance, consisting of partially or wholly decayed vegetable or animal matter; provides nutrients for plant life. The word “humility” comes from the same Latin root as does “humus.”
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