Poem: “In the Synagogue of Night”

In the Synagogue of Night

Light of gold and then of silver
A shawl on the shoulders of the world
That bows to the sun
In the synagogue of night

                    June 29, 2011

“In  the Synagogue of Npavelight,” a reading: http://www.pavelreads.com/

Pavel Chichikov is a Washington DC-based poet and photographer. He has written for both the secular and the Catholic press on issues as diverse as Russian nuclear weapons systems, Olympic athletes, and miracles. His books include From Here to Babylon: Poems by Pavel Chichikov,  Lion Sun: Poems by Pavel Chichikov, Mysteries and Stations in the Manner of Ignatius, and Animal Kingdom. Pavel may be heard reading his works on catholicradiointernational.com and on pavelreads.com. His poetry regularly appears on "The Poetry of Pavel Chichikov."