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The Blessed Mother

I see the edge of your cheek
on the circumference of my hand.
A planet in the labyrinth of space.
Your eyes flush with rain,
the sublime metaphysics of your soul.
The hunger of an expression
looking from one cathedral of shadow
to another.
A precocious question of passion
on your lips,
feeling love so fragile,
so immense,
so complete with charity,
it is guarded by creation
from the commonplace of evil.

Published inIndex of all Poems