Kneeling Stone


Space is merely Euclid's box,
Relatively tiny,
Theoretically speaking,
And pierced with holes
So that the spirits
Trapped within
Can breathe
     the breath of light.

And light,
Sneaks up on us
Across the void;
No longer the king of speed
But a dethroned loiterer
Trapped within
And hanging upon
     the wyrd-woven web.

one stone
the Rock.

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Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and as Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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