Iron Mountain ski jump

Iron Mountain ski jump

Thursday, February 2, 2017

You Are What You Wear-a poem

CHRIST IN WINTER: Reflections on Life and Faith for the Years of Winter

When I am beside myself
Or out of sorts
I look to my clothes to find out
Who I am
Perhaps because they stand firm
Against the stylish whimsies of the day
These brown shoes and gray socks
Tan cargo pants and plaid shirt
I know the folds of pants and ribs of socks
Better than I know the folds of flesh and ribs of bone
Of my own body
They shall outlast my body
And go to homeless men
Who sit on corners of the street and beg
The way I am begging for your attention now
By asking you to think about my clothes


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