Bare Necessities


Bear Necessities

Ravenous, growling
my hibernating faith
emerges from a dark,
cold winter.

Sharp claws rake
for sparse, spring morsels
until stumbling hungry
upon bony knees—

the snout buries itself
in a honeyed feast
of word incarnate.

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2 Comments

Filed under Religious, Seasonal

2 responses to “Bare Necessities

  1. Judge

    Darlene, succinct message!! This is one of my favorites!

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