Sunday, December 1, 2013

Numbered Days (Poem for Advent)

Numbered Days
(Poem for Advent)

Each of our days is
numbered. Choose
to begin with One,

and await what will
come in darkness,
lifting winter's fog.

Ask of yourself no
thing but to be still
hands readied, open

to give to receive.

© 2013 Maureen E. Doallas


Maureen said...

My other Advent poems:

"Light to Come" (12/6/12)

"Joy-Waiting in Advent" (12/16/09)

Maureen said...

Also see: "The Between Space of Unknowing" (12/18/12) for which I made a SoundCloud recording.

Anonymous said...

i like it.

Ruth said...

Lovely. That last line, yes!