2.12.17

16711941_10154322480135983_1766617815138505060_n

it is the holy work of arms
to hold, to lift up,
to uplift and bear.
to carry the weight of
and wait out the storm.
to take the shape
of what accumulates,
and make space to shelter
all the small bodies.

 

photo and poem by katherine ferrier ©2017

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s