Posted in NaPoWriMo...30 poems in 30 days!


Day 23. Write a poem that responds, in some way, to another. This could be as simple as using a line or image from another poem as a jumping-off point.

*“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
and I bent
in worship
was colored with praise.
in sacred presence
I beheld their gaze
and in the silence
that knew my pain,
I surrendered!
and was born-again!

*I wrote this in response to Mary Oliver’s poem “the uses of sorrow”
for there are so many…


I am an unknown introvert who desires to touch the world with a little bit of magic...

3 thoughts on “Gift…

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