Poem: “Interlude”


Something about the half-lit space
invites silence. Sacred and calm.

Sunlight, muted through treated windows,
still manages to splash into the scene –
its sepia-colored tint adding depth
to a landscape filled with shadows.

The silence, at home, speaks
to the darkened corners as
the expanding light blankets
everything with its warmth.

Maria Morera Johnson

María Morera Johnson teaches composition and literature at a technical college in Georgia, and consults and writes about trends in post-secondary education. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Star Quest Production Network (sqpn.com) and co-hosts Catholic Weekend, a weekly current events podcast.