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stream in the canyon
stream in the canyon

Stream in the Canyon

Janice Odell

And now we take in


the fair, flawless,


purity of an unbroken




This big love, like a


clear, meandering


stream in the canyon,


has faithfully shaped us.


Slow and silent, this


stream persists.


Its gentle carving,


reveals beloved


beings beneath


sand and rock.


I see you


when I did not


see you




Within us, and around us,


and between us,


this stream,


without our




has done its work.


And will do its work.