|Night of Waiting
Poem by Helen Losse, Art by Kees Terberg
—for Darrell Grayson
and I jump in anticipation
with every message
in this night of waiting
in prayer, a lighted candle for hope.
I envision what might
stir a head from a pillow, a man
from his bed, convicted and ready
to act in an act of justice. But only God
knows what will happen on tomorrow
to all of the presently living.