Authors

Stephen Mead

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I think

On automatic pilot

In a commuter plane.

Flying at night is the most peaceful thing.

These lights are our own Tivoli,

A cathedral of sky. Going so deep

While floating as if through glass

As it forms, is to apprehend

How significant smallness can be,

Meaning us in this vast cavern,

Meaning those spires,

Those good window faces—Look—down there in the dark.

Publication Date

2011

Keywords

prayer narrative

Disciplines

Creative Writing | Religion

Comments

"You're Asleep" was originally published at On Earth As It Is.

Image by Matthew Simmons.

You're Asleep

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