Echoes

Lee's Summit JournalApril 18, 2014 

dead

and

buried

please

dont

delete

classify

wikileak

if necessary

to retain

the ancient

affirmations

next line

he

descended

into

hell

maybe

a covert

operation

when

uncovered

he refuses

to leave

until

the place

is empty

so easter

happens

that day

he leads

the last

of us

chimpanzees

over our

zoo fences

free

walking

in a moons

blood red

shadow

above

dinosaur bones

six million

years old

to join

our cousins

chase kites

in parks

find lost

snakes

in greening

grass

toss baseballs

in back yards

walk roof

beams

with recent

immigrants

rehearse

resurrection

daily

endangered

species

all

until we

learn

to fly

together

h.

 

Hubert Neth, a United Methodist pastor, has been contributing to the Journal for more than 20 years.

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