As a child I saw faith
in fragments of color

First Communion white
blood red martyr Sundays
the altar draped in purple
through seasons of anticipation

Green marks ordinary time
where entire lives can be spent
the days slipping past unnoticed


(c) Copyright 2016 by Shawna Mayer

Amanda Graham

Amanda Graham

Editor at NY Literary Magazine
Amanda holds an M.A. in History. She loves well-written poetry and romance novels. Amanda has 2 cats and a 3-year-old son.
Amanda Graham