By Alina Sayre
red truck spiraling down parking ramps,
orange silk daisies in the windowsill,
pink zigzags on a black screen,
signs of her vitality,
Afternoon rays like a focusing lens:
this is the sacred crossing,
the thin place,
the fluttering of the veil.
We keep vigil.
Alina Sayre is the award-winning author of five books and a graduate student of theopoetics at Bethany Theological Seminary, Indiana (USA).
'Keeping Vigil' originally appeared in Alina's book of poems, Fire by Night. More details on Fire by Night are available here.