Sunday, April 21, 2019


we turn
the grave clothes
into Easter finery;
we turn
the empty tomb
into a plastic egg
with the candy gone;
we turn
the mystery into
cute stories about
bunnies, butterflies,
and seeds, when
all we need to do
is turn
and hear you call
us by our name

© 2019 Thom M. Shuman

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