Sunday, August 10, 2014

The reception

Inside the wine flows
the food is served
dancing and singing
speeches toasts and stories
punctuating the air

we do not hear
The weeping outside

we do not see
the darkness outside

sound and sight do not
penetrate the reception

we dance like Cana
the best wine saved
for the end

Stained glass window of the wedding at Cana, St. John Neumann Church, Sunbury, Ohio. Sourced via Wikimedia Commons.


caryjo said...

Hmm! Made me look around and about and think my way through this. Thank you for sharing.

Anonymous said...

water into wine.
no need for grapes
hanging on the vine

no need for picking
crushing, de-steming,
yeast, punch downs,
barrel aging, filtering,
or bottling.