Blessed is She Who Mourned

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

A poem (published on Genius in a Bottle)

They told her she’d be healed
Over and Over
We believed.

Oh, we believed

We prayed

We fasted

We drowned ourselves in the mysteries of faith
we turned the lights off at sunrise
knowing it’s the body that falls
not the word

We gathered her broken pieces
into our childish hands
and wrapped them into our
white night gowns

While they turned up their…..

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2 thoughts on “Blessed is She Who Mourned

  1. Hello dear Jayne. Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for sharing your wonderful work. The coming year. My goal. Write more positive and hopeful words. We need to see beyond the sadness my dear friend. I hope you and the family is doing well. Stay safe.

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