o Light / within our flesh (Didgeman / Pixabay.com)

a voice 
     announced greetings
to your young heart     
the message
     troubling with mystery...
your word allowed  
letting the Giver give


o Light
within our flesh

Sr. Lou Ella Hickman’s poems have appeared in numerous magazines and journals as well as three anthologies. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2017. Her first book of poetry entitled she: robed and wordless was published in 2015 (Press 53).

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