Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, 
touched him, and said to him,
“I do will it. Be made clean.” (Gospel)

Each day
the table is
spread

a banquet
is prepared

but so few
choose
to notice and
eat or

make eucharist
for what is

that the peacock
must hide
in thickets

to grieve
 

J. Janda