CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

February 11, 2012

The Dove

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

THE DOVE

Nancy Lipsius

1983

February 12th would be the ninetieth birthday of my mother, Nancy Briskay Cornell Lipsius, who passed on on January 3, 1998 at the age of just under seventy-six years of age. She wrote the poem twenty-nine years ago.

THE DOVE

Here,

 Wrapped in the cocoon of tranquility,

 Here,

 Where God breathes, where the turning of pages

 Is as the sound of angels’ wings.

 Here,

 Where souls gather to (more…)

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