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"Assumption"

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January 9, 2024
August 15, 2019
"Assumption" 1|Read this poem about the feast of the Assumption, titled "Assumption."|"Assumption"|"Assumption" 2

She was, perfect.

Hanging between the light and the earth

Like the heavy suspension right before one falls asleep,

      which a mere zip of sudden, unsolicited realization could disturb,

Or like a spoon balanced on a finger, 

      held there by its own weight.

Creators:
Clare Rahner
Published:
January 9, 2024
August 15, 2019
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