Have you looked into that face? That face looks into you. She knows her torch, a burden, but keeps her vigil, loyal despite your habits, your forgetting. Your turn will come. Her prayer will be your lungs.
First published on www.matthewsrosin.com, Facebook, and Twitter, July 4, 2018.
Today is Poem In Your Pocket Day, part of National Poetry Month!
If you don’t have a poem handy for your pocket, here’s one that I wrote: a poem about poems kept safe in pockets, called “Solidarity.”
Read it here. (You can hear a song version, too.)
I’m absolutely delighted to share that my poem “You Matter” is now published on the Unitarian Universalist Association’s WorshipWeb site as a worship resource! Check it out here.
A new poem/meditation of mine, “May Our Voices Be,” is now published on the Unitarian Universalist Association’s WorshipWeb site. Check it out here!