The Dryad of Gethsemane Speaks to Mary Magdalene on the Evening of Holy Saturday | Sojourners

The Dryad of Gethsemane Speaks to Mary Magdalene on the Evening of Holy Saturday

A poem.

I can tell from the way
they are staring at shadows on the ground
that the voice-bearers have come
from that place where
trees are not life-giving.

Two nights ago, One was here with them
Whose longing, love, and pain woke my soul,
deep-buried,
which sleeps through winter,
moth-like.

He is not here with them now.

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