Poem: “This”


only this
is truly necessary.
An outdated wooden crucifix
in a forgotten sacristy corner,
my forehead pressed to the nail-pierced feet
reducing ten thousand things to one.
A simple act that clarifies.
Calling, inviting – I come.
This single act
making me

Scott Warren

Scott Warren is a retired philosophy teacher living in Gulf Breeze FL. He is a member of The Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel. Email bvm1949@gmail.com. More poetry can be found at bvm1949.wordpress.com.