Friday, January 8, 2016

The Avowal

As swimmers dare
to  lie face to the sky
and water bears them,
as hawks rest upon air
and air sustains them,
so would I learn to attain 
freefall, and float
in Creator Spirit's deep embrace,
knowing no effort earns
that all-surrounding grace. 

Denise Levertov
Photo:  Peter Bowers