Poem: “The Godliest Hour”

The Godliest Hour

In the cool darkness
before the dawn
when the stars
shine brightest
a dark blue night,
the silent
envelopes me
and I can hear
even the softest
in this,
the Godliest hour.

~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.