Not Knowing

“I slept well. Deep. Emptied.”
That is good.
“I woke lonely and afraid;
Carrying a burden of anxiety.”
Can you bear it?
The words rang like three bells
In the distance, distinct, tolling:
“I. Don’t. Know.”

4.9.14

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About johnpmcginty

A native of the North Shore of Boston, I currently live on Long Island, New York. I worked at Boston College as the Acting Director of The Church in the 21st Century Center until August, 2010 and presently serve as Canon for Formation, and Dean of the George Mercer Jr. School of Theology of the Diocese of Long Island
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One Response to Not Knowing

  1. Jean Chisser says:

    Beautiful, John. I think each of us feels this way sometimes.

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