God writes his elegiesin rocksand treesand bows and cracksand weeps the seasand cries the gull-tongue high,the thunder under all,and winds the brass of hurricanesto trumpet griefno heaven would allow.
He did it at the primal dying.He does it now. [End Page 110]
Father John-Julian, OJN, is an Episcopal priest, monk, and author of nine books. A Wisconsin native, he served parishes in Wisconsin, New Hampshire, and Connecticut and was the founding Dean of New York's "Seminary of the Streets". He has taught at the Universities of Rhode Island and Connecticut. In 1985 he founded the contemplative Order of Julian of Norwich. A collection of his poems, Eyes Have I That See, was published in 2015. firstname.lastname@example.org