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The Way to Raise a Story

October 7, 2022

the way to raise a story

                 is to string it to a star 

 

to watch it rise like a bird

believing that before it lands 

it’ll bring all the givenness

 

of a graced thing

 

and when we forget

how to tell and how to be told 

the stories that pass peace 

 

may we remember that they come 

 

between a cry and a prayer

when we slow 

                  and are slowed

 

down enough to follow the question

to ask to live on more than bread

 

to find the way

 

ancient and well-lighted

winding like a mystery through 

an autumn painted wood

 

may we remember that it’s 

the trusting path that

leads home 



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