The Cosmology of Jane

the cloud of witnesses
opens its arms wide
to the presence of Jane.

Jane runs to them at last
resting in their tender
compassion.

knowing the celebration
is just beginning as
the guest of honor has
arrived.

she feels the hospitality of
joy, frankincense, and the
heartbeat of the cosmos
stirring as all raise a glass
of living water.

     Salud!

© 2009, T. Stewart

Categories: Poetry Spirituality

4 comments

  1. Abbey of the Arts said on November 4, 2009
    Beautiful poem Terri, I love the sense of joyful anticipation and celebration! Cheers!
  2. Jay Jordet said on February 10, 2011
    May your mother truly see you now and acknowledge the courage you choose to stay connected. I asked about her, not knowing she had passed so recently. You will live to be older and wiser until all you have to share will be shouted into the wind then return to silence before the Holy One as your gift of incense. Shalom
    1. Terri said on February 10, 2011
      She actually hasn't passed recently. I just didn't process the grief until recently. Grief delayed is...well...bad!
  3. trisha said on February 13, 2011
    this is beautiful terri.

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