Easter Morn

A wisp of angel tears falls from the realm

of joy to kiss the earth, and clouded skies

deny the full resplendent burst of rays

ethereal from touching her too soon.

That this of all days woven into time

by He who holds the tapestry in hand–

today, the day His Son rose gloriously

and shattered death’s repugnant victory–

should start with falling rain and shadowed skies.


Yet almost, almost, just beyond the words

unraveling within confusedly,

I see the strange design, the message clear

of mystery so trivial to be.

Renewal, Mystery; these brethren are

the answer: rain to raise the sleeping ground

in glory, cloud to cover joy and light

too wondrous yet for us to comprehend

yet let  in just a sliver, keeping hope.


Wondrous are your miracles unseen,

Oh Lord! My joy, my hope, remain in you.

Resplendent light, you shine not to be seen

but deep within, igniting love and flame

of passion, such that chains fall like the rain

to clatter on the pavement left behind

for fields, refreshing  life. Alleluia!

This is my song, my life, my hope, the song

that frees the world from sin. Come, Church! Rejoice!



Posted on April 1, 2013, in NaPoWriMo, Poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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