Bernard Kennedy

Rookie - 178 Points (20 May 1956 / Dublin)

Christmas


At the deadest, darkest, dreary
winter night, the numinous hosted
a light.A glimmer slowly seen,
and then, hope burned,
in the cold cavern.
and knowing slowly caught.

This is Christmas,
light and dark,
and darkness dims
and natures canvas
paints, the inner meaning,
born in a cave.
The first etch of redemption.

Submitted: Thursday, March 08, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Topic of this poem: hope


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