once your cruci-fiction is over

Bill Viola - The Crossing, 1996, video/sound installation

 

once your cruci-fiction is over

you will say Father

thank you for forsaking me

so that what I am

and have always been

could melt, again

into the womb

of the Mother’s wild Love

 

could shed the unstoppable

tears, that by some divine alchemy

transform

from grief into bliss

 

could abide again

in the Garden of Grace

regardless of life’s sorrows

and confusion and pain

 

you will say thank you

once your cruci-fiction is over

 


Image: Bill ViolaThe Crossing, 1996
Video/sound installation

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2 thoughts on “once your cruci-fiction is over

    • Dear Vicki – how kind of you to leave a comment. And thank you for perceiving the lack of nihilism, indeed the promise of Grace, behind the rather ruthless wording… (I am oft in awe of what gets writ… )

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