Friday, December 7, 2012

A Virgin a Day: Day Seven

"Our Lady of the Natural and Unnatural World" - created on

I call her 
"Our Lady of the Natural and Unnatural World."

She is omnipresent,

She is in the song of the birds,
the preternatural stillness before the tornado,
the glow on the margin of the horizon
as the sun rises or sets with the turn of the earth.

She is in every molecule of our bodies,
in every grain of our spirits.
We are breathing air that she once 
inhaled and exhaled in her mortal state.

She dreams clouds,
showers in the rain.

Her heart bursts, leaking joy,
when we laugh.

So laugh long and often.

Our Lady has known enough sadness.

you breathe miracles
into being, Mary mine
unloose the sacred


Delphyne said...

Wow and wow and wow, Meri! This is spectacular writing and you have said everything that I feel about Her.

J'adore your haiku and image.

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Beautiful words Meri. I like the all seeing all knowing image.

Thank you....have a lovely day!

Kim Mailhot said...

What power you have harnessed her, in word and image.
An amazing post, Ms Meri !
Happy Friday !

Spadoman said...

That haiku and following description are the most beautiful things I have ever read about the Virgin Mother Mary. Your words give the message I tried to convey in my post ever so graciously. well done.


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Magical Mystical Teacher said...

She appears to be peering through Venetian blinds, as if she's not quite sure she wants to walk out into the world...

Mary in Disguise

GrandmaK said...

Interesting imagery!!! I like it! Cathy

Priti.Lisa said...

I can barely stand how good you are.
Everyday a new masterpiece
in image and language♥♥

Barbara said...

Your image is electric! And the haiku sublime. I loved the idea of Mary unloosing the sacred!

foxysue said...

This is soooo beautiful Meri, "dreams clouds, showers in the rain"......sigh!

BTW Have you ever collaged this image technique with paper it is so therapeutic?

Hettienne said...

incredibly beautiful!! I read it and re-read it!

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Mark M. Redfearn said...

You transport us beyond the ordinary with your words and images!

Last Night’s Tea Flowers

Paula Scott said...

Wow-I love your work! It has appeal on so many levels-this image is captivating and so are your words.