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A poem

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May 20, 2019
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Sunday’s sermon lingers
over bended elbows
protecting notes,
over desperate hands
taking communion,
over feet restless
for the mention
of grace.
They don’t know
it’s sitting
in the corner—

A dad showing
his unweaned baby
the sky outside
while the mother
prays.

Abigail Rudibaugh
Abigail Rudibaugh calls Cincinnati, Ohio home alongside her husband and two young daughters. A literary enthusiast at heart, Abigail spends her early mornings crafting poetry and the rest of the day looking for poems. She can be found writing on her instagram @pocketsoflovely.

Cover photo by Karl Fredrickson.

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