She who has a name

For Lori Jane, 1963-2013. We will miss your light.

Lori Jane Henry










At the end of the big dipper is the North Star.

It has a name.

Like she who has a name,

who shone brightly but

whose light has gone dim,

if only until we name the others.

4 thoughts on “She who has a name

    1. Actually, no. This was an alto in my choir who has seen little other than tragedy for over a year. Then this. God’s compassion in her case was to scoop her up and begin the eternal embrace.

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