by Leonard Nimoy

Prayer Against the Darkness


Pray for us now

bound with scripture

and shielded with shawl

Armed with passion

and loving care

Pray for us now

against suffering, turmoil, and injustice

Pray for us now

against the chaos of the dark.

Poem and photograph from Shekhinaby Leonard Nimoy. Published by Umbrage Editions. Copyright 2002. All rights reserved.

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Source: Cross Currents, Spring 2003, Vol. 53,  No 1.