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Take a Day

A poem

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June 14, 2017
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It is good
to take a day
to sit by the sea
and feel
what has been battered
and renewed
again and again
into softness;

how rough rocks
and glass
now slide easily
through your fingers
into little peaks
of sand. 

Rachel Joy Welcher
Rachel Joy Welcher has her BA in writing, spent a summer studying at Oxford, and is currently getting her MLitt in theology at The University of St. Andrews. She teaches high school English, is a published poet (Blue Tarp, Finishing Line Press), and has written poetry and essays for magazines such as Cordella, RELEVANT, and The Gospel Coalition. She loves northern California, hymns, hand-written letters, and hot tea.

Cover image by Anthony Tori.

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