Today's poem is by Laura Foley

"Where There Is Rejoicing, There Should Be Trembling"

A fracture of no consequence,
this glass breaking in the heat
as my son is married.
Not the Jewish glass
wrapped in cloth and stomped on,
but a small pane cracking by chance
as the church window is opened
to welcome air,
all of us turning in our pews to look.

Copyright © 2018 Laura Foley All rights reserved
from Night Ringing
Headmistress Press
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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