“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”

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ON ASH WEDNESDAY

Mary Tisera

 

Afternoon–

I am a woman looking for another life to inhabit,

the old one stopped mid-course, mid-

sentence.  I am a woman walking


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(poetry diary  192-3/1/17) The Christian rituals of Ash Wednesday remind us that we will all someday die & return to dust. It’s also a day to think of new beginnings & what sort of discipline (as Lent is all about discipline) is needed to start them.  I like Tisera’s portrait of a woman in need of a new beginning….

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