This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by Sister Lou Ella Hickman, I.W.B.S.
why should the mother of my Lord come to me
after Luke 1: 36-56
how long did you ponder that meeting—
when your child danced to her music
how many nights you could not sleep for joy
your greeting her praise of the Holy One
who Gifted her
of course, your child danced again again
in her presence . . .
how often did the memory of that bright morning return
giving back the…