As Light Broke

My eyes lift

to the center arch

as light breaks

through the caged

lamp-tops

Illuminating the cool, 

smooth tiles above…. 

Moments before 

I stepped into

this historic cathedral,

I learned that a friend

had passed, walked

into heaven just hours

ago, and now I bow

my head, imagine

her like that light,

her soul waking,

breaking from her

wearied body,

a soft light rising 

into the open arms 

of Love.

—C.L. Fisher, June 2021

Unless otherwise indicated, all content, including writing and images, are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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