Reunion | Judea I
A vision, guessing between Sophia Loren
Mary Magdalene entered their room
Through the home-made door frame creak
Wearing the golden embroidered kimono
That Iesu’d brought her -
Leaving it wrapped
At the entrance with only MM written
On paper from China
Bowed with rope of Manila
Over 12 years of sojourn’s longing -
Aware of her gifts
And only allowing this night to shine
[The boys too having sworn her for comradery’s sake — off limits.]
Pale unleavened moon light failing behind her
As the room’s lights of candles and other artifice — radiated.
An atmospheric change caught his breath
And Iesu found himself in self-examination.
Mary’d moved the lapis lazuli hummingbird adorning the dress
Into her hair
And draped the silken rope loops across her chest.
Involuntarily, and in whisper, Judy’s lips divulged a word: 10