“I am silence. I am poverty, I am solitude, for I have renounced spirituality to find God.” – Thomas Merton
I have come to the empty place where You remain a reflection,
Nothing more than a reflection, ripples in a pool, a fleeting glimpse,
A window with no point of entry.
I have come to the empty place where religion is no consolation,
Where everything is lost to a bottomless sky,
And my soul sings: “Alleluia”.
Finally, I have come to the empty place,
August 29, 2022