That there will be one or two waitingwith hands to hold you through floodsof crowds and reaching for you in riversof sports fans rushing past your head;to lay on blessings of evening explorations,fidget through long hours awaitingthe door latch and the fridge slam youtucked into a familiar corner at home;to give up reaching and fall at the bedside,fold and submit you and your youthbeyond the touch of helping handsto a kinder embrace, not here but not far.
Amy-Jill Levine on parables, Titus Presler on the Church of Pakistan, Tobias Winright on "humane" executions.
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