Christmas Day, 2020

“God has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly.” – Mary

Could it be?  The chance once again 
to reject our expensive 
attachment to sharing pieces 
of pious piffle, poop and pablum?
The rich and wealthy imprisoned 
gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh
behind barcodes long, long ago.
Every year's Christmas list asks
for the impossible: a time
where a daughter does not dwell with
those who have gone before us
into the wonder wonderland.

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