Avodah in Two Parts

Part 1.
 
In the heaviness
 
Of these post-October 7th mornings,
 
We turn to our avodah,
 
Our Holy Service:
 
The gathering up 
 
Of the ashes of our intention
 
On the altar of what was, the day before.
 
Perhaps it is our change of vestments
 
That helps to sanctify
 
The ground blessed as holy, pure, expansive
 
A place to rest
 
Outside of the camp,
 
Where 
 
It is quieter.   
 
Part 2.

Begin, again.

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