measure by night

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and when the moth does not draw down,
ceiling-coiled to our flame,

but flies instead from branch to night,
open sky to deeper light,

darkness pray our gaze unbind,
gather full within your sight.

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“Even the darkness is not too dark for Thee,
But the night shineth as the day.”

– Psalm 139.12 (JPS)

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Epiphany, 2016
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