A Position of the Heart

He seduced the Cross

into making love.

He coaxed it,

pressed it to himself,

Until it was difficult to see

which had initiated

the embrace,

which was making

the offering.

And

which one had

actually

given in.

Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP

This post was written by Dominican Sister of Hope Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP. A poet, artist, and spiritual director, Sister Jo-Ann is now the Art and Spirituality Coordinator at Wisdom House Retreat Center in Litchfield, CT.

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