The Holiest Holy

light brown skinned woman with dark hair in pink t-shirt sitting in meditation position in brightly lit green field overlooking sunrise and mountains in the distance

An intention for finding holiness in the people and places you least expect on the High Holidays


the earth is my holiest holy

the addict’s smoke is my incense

the back of the broken penniless is the altar i pray upon

with empty pockets
of course
for there are no dues in G-d’s House

the veil is the blanket over the shelterless

and the anointing oil is from the scratched head longing to be on the mend

and the warm bath in this place that awaits them

here there is no sacrifice

for here

children laugh
tiptoeing past the blade of heaven’s knife
and running far into the valley of Your eternal life

of course
the earth is my holiest holy

we are afraid of the dark
but the ark is our bodies
and we hold each other here

You see us
we see us
suddenly
we see you in
A Different Light

vision without sight

The Holy of Holies
We are Here

and
the earth
ever unclean

delights!

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