Thursday, December 6, 2012

Light To Come (Poem for Advent)

Gerhard Richter, Candle, 1982
Oil on Canvas, 100 cm x 100 cm
Catalogue Raisonne 511-3
Collection Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
© Gerhard Richter

Light To Come

Stay awake, hoping.
This time without

words is space
parting into the possible

meaning to tender
in celebration. Slow to quiet

approaching. It's enough,
the light to come.

© 2012 Maureen E. Doallas


S. Etole said...

Waiting for the Word to become flesh.

Valerie Kamikubo said...

This is so beautiful, Maureen.

Kathleen said...

Lovely, Maureen.

AJ Walker said...

Such a good poem, economical on words. Images sharp that five a very rich, contemplative feel. Really nice.