Monday, February 20, 2023

Snapshot: The Perfect Moment

 can Kairos* hang with the laundry

        in an Ashcan School painting

                hopeful and clean

        there on a New York rooftop

                  certain of a better day

that stop-time ikon, 

                   right there, beaconing to us

        to cross a threshold

                    yet blocking the passage

all held up by sturdy wooden clothespins

        not to worry, hey

                    have a little faith

*The perfect moment, revelation through a look or happening, a sudden realization of the holy encased in the immediate

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