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Capiz Paról: A Poem in Preparation for Christmas

“. . .and the night spreads a new light
that no darkness can obscure, and
perennial faith shines forth.” – St. Ambrose

From the window it beckons: Come!
Come, you who dwell in shadows.
Come, you who slouch in despair.
Come, you whose body is aging.
Come, you who no longer care.
Come, you who scoff at mystery.
Come, you whose truth is your own.
Come, you whose eyes have grown steely.
Come, you whose seeds are all sown.

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