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January 1979 · Vol. 8 No. 1 · p. 17 

Morning Star

Debbie Ellis

Creation salutes you
this miraculous night.
Earthly parents, shepherds,
pilgrims, seraphim,
each bring expectations
of a new kingdom.
Does even one imagine
that your kingdom is
not earthly, and
in a few short years
even God cannot
look down at you
on dark Golgotha?

Debbie Ellis
Fresno Pacific College, Fresno, California
Published in Runes, 1975, a literary publication of Fresno Pacific College.

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