Joy

Joy

Joy leapt up
Like a hare in the meadow
Like a quail on the wing
Like a fish in the sea.

Joy leapt up
And ran and jumped and skipped
And fell into my lap.

Joy said
Did you see it?
A song bright as a candle.
A light sweet as a song.
A star strong as a heartbeat.

Joy leapt up
And twirled about the room
About the earth
About the sky

Joy leapt up
From a promise
From a Word
From a womb.

Joy leapt up!

— The Course of Our Seasons – AuthorHouse Publishing  2011

3 thoughts on “Joy

  1. Lovely thoughts for the day, the 4th Sunday in Advent. Our Anthem today was The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came!

    Loved visiting with you and Aunt Polly last night.

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