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Poetry

07/15/2015

Photo by Alma Barkman

 

Roses

 

When searing heat beats down from day to day,
and hot dry winds evaporate small hope,
then trust is the oasis of the soul,
for faith still knows
the desert shall rejoice
and *blossom as the rose.
 
By Alma Barkman

*Isaiah 35:1 NRSV