The hubris that one can control
their own resurrection
and the hiddenness of the virus
make need more visible.
Sometimes aesthetic sense fails
to develop even in the hardest times
so perhaps God is theology's
We do not recognize that
we continue to benefit
from the shameful history
of our ancestors.
When the center is on fire
engage the periphery
for choosing where to begin
carries a great deal of power.
We argue about what we care about
attempting to get our story straight
and inviting the hope of hopes